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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 8,825 Mirapex 7,827 Klonopin 4,057
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Mirapex vs Sinemet

Mirapex
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Sinemet
Other name: Pramipexole (Pramipexole)
Other name: Sinemet CR (Sinemet CR)
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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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Carbidopa/levodopa is the combination of carbidopa and levodopa and is used to treat Parkinson's disease and dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD). It is sold under several brand names, including Sinemet, Parcopa, and Atamet. The generic n...
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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 Sinemet
Carbidopa/levodopa is the combination of carbidopa and levodopa and is used to treat Parkinson's disease and dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD). It is sold under several brand names, including Sinemet, Parcopa, and Atamet. The generic n...
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at night. I've switched to Mirapex and am having success....
" I got relief with Sinemet for about 3 weeks before experiencing augmentation which manifested as RLS symptoms during the day, and ...working at night. I've switched... "

is different. Mirapex gives me a headache and doesn't help...
" Everyone is different. Mirapex gives me a headache and doesn't help much. Sinemet does help, so I am going to increase... "

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months. I take 1mg three times a day with no side effects...
" ...Neuro. put me on Sinemet for tremors in my right arm.  It worked but he switched me to Mirapex and it has stopped my tremors for six months.  I take 1mg three times a day with... "

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thing plus ankle swelling while on Mirapex. I was switched...
" ...the same thing plus ankle swelling while on Mirapex. I was... "

15 pounds). It also makes me have an attention deficit...
" ...teeth. I take .5 Mirapex three times a day. It causes blotching on my legs, sleepiness if I drive and take it, and a desire to snack (gained 15 pounds). It also makes me have an attention deficit.... "

inemet and Mirapex, has problems expressing his thoughts. H...
" ...My husband, PD patient for 11 years, now 74 years old, is on Sinemet and Mirapex, has problems expressing his thoughts. He cannot make long sentences either. It appears he... "

Mirapex, it only helped a little and gave me headaches. I...
" ...results and side effects. I started with Mirapex, it only helped a little and gave me headaches. I asked to switch to Sinemet and I feel so ...am still working and I absolutely need to be functional. Sinc... "

father-in-law is on Sinemet and Mirapex and suffers greatly...
" My father-in-law is on Sinemet and Mirapex and suffers greatly with severe depression and halluciations. His doctor attributes the hallucinations to the meds he is on. The hallucinations come and... "

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nyone have both? I've been on Mirapex for 1 Yr. Works...
" RLS & Hip replacement RLS for 20 years. Now I find I need a new hip. Anyone have both? I've been on Mirapex for 1 Yr. Works better than Sinemet, but fails me at times... "

have had very few side effects from mirapex. INSOMNIA. I th...
" I personally have had very few side effects from mirapex. INSOMNIA. I think the ...take a lot of sinemet and don't really get a great response. I'm definitely in the ...combo of mirapex and sinemet works... "

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