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Neupro vs. Requip for RLS

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Neupro

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Other Names: Ropinirole   Requip XL
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By MLS
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Requip and Gallbladder Disfunction
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By Connie in KY
November 12, 2013
Connie in KY wrote
Neupro patch and itching
The only places I can use the patch without skin irritation, are my arms and legs. Mostly I use top of my legs, and switch to upper arm to give the skin there a break.
christine  |  February 15, 2014
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October 23, 2013
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REQUIP rls
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What patients are saying about Neupro vs. Requip

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some relief with the Neupro patch up to 4 mg , have tried...
I have some relief with the Neupro patch up to 4 mg , have tried numerous medications requip I was deathly ill when taking it, had to go to bed, was on requip for 7 years until the...
and the 2mg Neupro patch has helped me for about 6 months,...
I have suffered with RLS a very long time ...are horrible and the 2mg Neupro patch has helped me for about 6 months, ...that right now. Have been on requip for the past 7 years...
on Neupro about 2/12 months ago. Started on 1 mg for...
I started on Neupro about 2/12 months ago. Started on 1 mg for ...weaning off if Tegretol Baclofen 10 mg daily. The Neupro has been a life saver!!! I was on Vimpat ...I had to stop. Requip made ...
did he put me on the neupro patches? Anyway, I started...
...neupro patches? Anyway, I started on 2mg, and now on 4mg. But I'm so stiff, achy, queasy, and swirly. My question is, should I just persist with the patches and see what happens. Or should I ...
Patch I am currently using the Neupro 8 mg Patch to replace...
...Patch I am currently using the Neupro 8 mg Patch to ...much better as I had many side effects from the Requip I am not having now. I seem to have less \"off\" times and less tremor. My only issu...
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...
from someone who uses the Neupro patch. How does it work...
...anyone else have that problem? Requip has no effect on my symptoms, I can no longer take Sinemet. I would like to hear from someone who uses the Neupro patch. How does it work...
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...
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...
...requip cr thanks for all you do! i am on neupro 12mg (private stash of good patches) but ...equivalent in requi...
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