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Restless legs syndrome (RLS) or Willis-Ekbom disease is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to m...
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Requip 8,836 Mirapex 7,850 Klonopin 4,064
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Mirapex vs Requip

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Requip
Other name: Pramipexole (Pramipexole)
Other name: Ropinirole (Ropinirole)
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Pramipexole (Mirapex, Mirapexin, Sifrol) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for treating early-stage Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS). It is also sometimes used Off-label use as a treatment for cluster...
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Ropinirole (International Nonproprietary Name trade names Requip, Ropark, Adartrel) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Cipla and Sun Pharmaceutical. It is used in the therapy of Parkinson's...
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About Mirapex
Pramipexole (Mirapex, Mirapexin, Sifrol) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for treating early-stage Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS). It is also sometimes used Off-label use as a treatment for cluster...
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About Requip
Ropinirole (International Nonproprietary Name trade names Requip, Ropark, Adartrel) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Cipla and Sun Pharmaceutical. It is used in the therapy of Parkinson's...
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or Mirapex? I couldn't tolerate Mirapex but am doing well...
" Have you tried Requip or Mirapex? I couldn't tolerate Mirapex but am doing well on Requip. I don't... "

had heartburn when I first started MIrapex--it went away....
" I had heartburn when I first started MIrapex--it went away. I have the sleep disturbance from it as well ...But compared to the nausea and hypotension with requip, Mirapex is a... "

on mirapex for 2 months a yes i saw relief at a low dose...
" I was on mirapex for 2 months a yes i saw relief at a low dose then i developed a cough and switched to requip- got good results there too at 6mg/day. nausea was my biggest issue... "

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ing pretty well for me, though was having vivid dreams, wh...
" ...you haven't given up on Requip yet, give it at least ...helped minimize the symptoms. Mirapex was working pretty well for me, though was having vivid dreams, when the doc pulled me off to do the... "

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years and just have been diagnosed with FM. Mirapex works...
" I have had RLS for years and just have been diagnosed with FM. Mirapex works. I used to kick ...take that and i havent had any problems. You should ask your doctor about it. I tried Requip but it... "

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and he put me on mirapex. It works great for RLS, but I to...
" I was taking requip and it just wasn't helping that much, went to a nuerologist and he put me on mirapex. It works great for RLS, but I to have gained weight and have bad pain and tightness in my... "

and Gapapentin and that works well.I have sleep problems...
" ...slept 2 hours a night for many nights.For restless leg Requip did nothing for me.I take Mirapex and Gapapentin and that works well.I have sleep problems as well but have not taken any sleep... "

irapex works great, I started with .25 mg of mirapex ....
" Hi, Mirapex works great, I started with .25 mg ...tried to switch to Requip but it only made my RLS worse. I'm back on the Mirapex, It's the only thing that will work for me. But it seems every so... "

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Mirapex .25 mg recently, I have been pretty nausiated and...
" Hi: I was taking Requip 1 mg for about a year, it worked well for me but I was tired all the time. It didn't keep me awake. I switched to Mirapex .25 mg recently, I have been pretty nausiated and... "

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back to mirapex. Mirapex is my miracle drug. Those of us...
" ...for everyone. I had been on mirapex for years, and was ...to requip. I experienced no RLS relief from requip, nor any sleep benefits, ...went back to mirapex. Mirapex is my miracle drug. Those of us... "

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