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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
for the 2 years since diagnosis. I have gained 55 pounds...
I have been on Mirapex, Neupro (until its removal) and now Requip for the 2 years since diagnosis. I have gained 55 pounds. I kept asking if this could be the cause and no one...
my MDS and she took me off Neupro and put me on Requip....
...MDS and she took me off Neupro and put me on Requip. I started it today ...blacking out. I felt incredibly nauseous and my whole ...could feel the nausea/dizziness/faintness coming back. N...
the Neupro before beginning the Requip. Thanks again for...
Neupro v Requip Extended Release My PWP is ...soon. We now understand that Requip might also become available in ...require titrating down the Neupro before beginning the Requip. Thanks again ...
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