RLS

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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 8,730 Mirapex 7,692 Klonopin 4,030
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Neupro
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Requip
Other name: Ropinirole (Ropinirole)
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Parkinson's Disease
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Parkinson's Disease
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Rotigotine (Neupro) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) in Europe and the United States. It is formulated as a once-daily transdermal patch which provides a slo...
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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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Nausea
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Insomnia
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Itching
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Withdrawal
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Dizzy
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Not Sleeping
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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Drowsy
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Nausea
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Withdrawal
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Addiction
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Not Sleeping
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Weight Gain
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Dizzy
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Leg Pain
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About Neupro
Rotigotine (Neupro) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) in Europe and the United States. It is formulated as a once-daily transdermal patch which provides a slo...
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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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sleep paralysis, sparkly vision and auditory hallucinations...
" ...of my first symptoms. Requip does help a little but am only on 6mg as the higher doses caused sleep paralysis, sparkly vision and auditory hallucinations (not ...mirapexin and neupro patches,eac... "

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tried requip, mirapex and neupro all with major side effects...
" ...whilst pregnant. She has tried requip, mirapex and neupro all with major side effects and doesn't ...children diagnosed with RLS/WED. Please ...and recently started requip, There are diff... "

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may want to try that instead of Requip. You may get more...
" ...are approved for RLS - Requip and Mirapex. Mirapex has a ...you may want to try that instead of Requip. You may get more ...There is also the Neupro patch, which works 24 hours a day,... "

to 4mg. The side effects confusion, tiredness, lack of sleep...
" ...was on the neupro patch 4mg per day. I started with 1 mg and increased slowly to 4mg. The side effects confusion, tiredness, lack of sleep and a general ...a disaster. Requip can make one very... "

i am on neupro 12mg (private stash of good patches) but...
" ...on neupro 12mg (private stash of good patches) but am running out. what is an equivalent in requip cr to this... "

too switched to Neupro because of difficulties with Requip...
" ...switched to Neupro because of ...you on? How did you do the changeover and how long have you been on Neupro? I'm back on Re... "

Helen, i used to have the Neupro patch, i went up to 8 mgs...
" ...Helen, i used to have the Neupro patch, i went ...used to take requip (ropinerole), but even though it helps the RLS i was the side effects that were horrid, dizzyness and nausea, very bad, im... "

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switched to the Neupro patch from Requip, with dramatic...
" ...switched to the Neupro patch from Requip, with dramatic results. ...a side-effect of Requip. I'll read ... "

I switched to the neupro patch first while titrating...
" ...anxiety attacks when ...happen. I switched to the neupro patch first while titrating down on the requip and addin... "

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DAs didn't cause problems (Requip and Mirapex)....
" ...have been removed because of heart problems. They said that the non-ergot DAs didn't cause problems (Requip and Mirapex). Wonder what this means for Requip and Neupro... Look... "

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