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(Restless legs syndrome)
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) or Willis-Ekbom disease is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to m...
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Common RLS treatments discussed around the web
Requip 8,573 Mirapex 7,563 Klonopin 3,935
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Mirapex
VS.
Sinemet
Other name: Pramipexole (Pramipexole)
Other name: Sinemet CR (Sinemet CR)
6 / 10
Satisfaction
5 / 10
Satisfaction
22,032
Discussions around the web
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22,887
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RLS
Parkinson's Disease
Depression*
Shaking
Fibromyalgia*
* Off label
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Parkinson's Disease
Shaking
RLS*
Parkinsonism
* Off label
Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
Mir
Insomnia
9
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Withdrawal
4
Sleepy
4
Drowsy
4
Addiction
4
Not Sleeping
3
Hallucinations
3
Headaches
2
Top Concerns
Sin
Hallucinations
6
Nausea
6
Depression
5
Rigidity
4
Alzheimer
3
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
3
Insomnia
3
Weakness
3
Drowsy
2
Dizzy
2
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Mirapex
Mir
Sinemet
Sin
Insomnia
Mir
Sin
9
3
Nausea
Mir
Sin
6
6
Weight Gain
Mir
Sin
4
0
Withdrawal
Mir
Sin
4
0
Sleepy
Mir
Sin
4
0
Drowsy
Mir
Sin
4
2
Addiction
Mir
Sin
4
0
Not Sleeping
Mir
Sin
3
0
Hallucinations
Mir
Sin
3
6
Headaches
Mir
Sin
2
0
Hallucinations
Sin
Mir
6
3
Nausea
Sin
Mir
6
6
Depression
Sin
Mir
5
0
Rigidity
Sin
Mir
4
0
Alzheimer
Sin
Mir
3
0
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Sin
Mir
3
0
Insomnia
Sin
Mir
3
9
Weakness
Sin
Mir
3
0
Drowsy
Sin
Mir
2
4
Dizzy
Sin
Mir
2
0
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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....
" ...relief with Sinemet for about 3 weeks before experiencing augmentation which manifested as RLS symptoms during the ...night. I've switched to Mirapex and a... "

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

15 pounds). It also makes me have an attention deficit...
" ....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. However,... "

Sinemet and Mirapex, has problems expressing his thoughts....
" ...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...
" ...I started with Mirapex, it only helped a little and gave me headaches. I asked to switch to Sinemet ...I absolutely need to be functional. Since I started taking Sinemet, I can make it through t... "

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

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

some trouble walking since I had to quit the Mirapex. I've...
" I'm having some trouble walking since I had to quit the Mirapex. I've doubled upon Sinemet and after some initial nightmares, it is helping a bit. Steve since you asked for pictures,... "

the Mirapex has not had any negative effects yet with the...
" ...me he doesn't like to start with Sinemet, he prefers Mirapex. As a new ...prescription. So far, the Mirapex has not had any negative effects yet with the ...it says if Mirapex works or does... "

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