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Requip vs. Sinemet for RLS

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Requip

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/ 18,839 posts
Other Names: Ropinirole   Requip XL

Sinemet

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/ 19,786 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 18,839 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 19,786 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Requip + Sinemet + RLS

378 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
you change from Mirapex to Sinemet was not very educated...
...Sinemet was not ...to augmentation. Requip will help you eventually. It is possible that you need an aid from one of the other groups. Those include either a sedative, or an opioid or other an...
had my meds changed from requip to sinemet. I take it 3...
...had it about a year now. I also have cramping on my left foot as that is the side most affected. I just had my meds changed from requip to sinemet. I take it 3 times a day. I pray...
eating. SO in going from requip to sinemet I lost 30 lbs....
my neuro took me off the requip when he saw how sick (nauseous) it made me. I had to pull a ...behaviors one of which was eating. SO in going from requip to sinemet I lost 30 lbs....
suggest changing the Stalevo to regular Sinemet. The comtan...
...drug is completed, it will take some time. The Requip can very well be the cause of the hallucinations and would be a ...aslo suggest changing the Stalevo to regular Sinemet. The comtan in the...
has been the only Rx that has helped relieve RLS. Sinemet...
...been the only Rx that has helped relieve RLS. Sinemet made ...Neurontin. I'm taking 4mg of Requip at nig...
to switch from Sinemet to Requip. Obviously, I wouldn't...
...protocol would be were I to desire to switch from Sinemet to Requip. Obviously, I wouldn't want to lose the improvements I've...
I wound up walking the floor every night. I took sinemet...
...restless legs and have had them since childhood and I am 70 years old now. Nothing I could do would help. I wound up walking the floor every night. I took sinemet and it helped some. Then...
years, I have been on Requip and am now at 5 mg/3xday....
...have been on Requip and am now at 5 mg/3xday. I have been on Sinemet for 2 years. I am doing well except for a 45 pound weight gain that ...well. Do you think switching from Requip to Mirapex...
yrs. Could I switch to just sinemet? I have lots of 25/100....
Stalevo to Sinemet I am taking Stalevo, 150 ...Have had PD for 8 yrs. Could I switch to just sinemet? I have lots of 25/100. Went on Stalevo ...off. I used to take requip but will not cuz...
at 60 and went from Requip to Sinemet at 62. I started...
...diagnosed at 60 and went from Requip to Sinemet at 62. I started at ...and now take 4-5 25/100. I also take Azilect every day. I think it has helped me a lot. I am still working an...
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