|Title:|| Use of pramipexole in the treatment of restless legs syndrome|
|Abstract:||The present invention provides the use of pramipexole in the treatment of restless legs syndrome.|
|Inventor(s):|| Oertel; Wolfgang H. (Ranschenberg, DE), Meier; Dieter (Weisbaden, DE), Gomez-Mancilla; Baltazar (Portage, MI), Montplaisir; Jacques (Montreal, CA) |
|Assignee:|| Pharmacia & Upjohn Company (Kalamazoo, MI) Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma KG (Ingelheim, DE) |
1. A method for treating restless legs syndrome or in a patient suffering from such condition comprising the administration of an effective amount of the compound
2-amino-6-n-propylamino-4,5,6,7-tetrahydrobenzothiazole, its (-)-enantiomer thereof, its dihydrochloride, or its dihydrochloride-(H.sub.2 O) thereof, where the dose of Pramipexole is about 0.001-10.0 mg/day.