Horizant for restless legs syndrome

You'll hear reps talking about Horizant for restless legs syndrome.

It's an extended-release version of gabapentin enacarbil...which is converted to plain gabapentin in the body. This formulation increases and prolongs its absorption.

But there's no evidence it works better or is better tolerated. And it costs about $120 a month...compared to $6 to $95 for gabapentin.

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