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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Requip 8,734 Mirapex 7,695 Klonopin 4,032
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Requip
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Sinemet
Other name: Ropinirole (Ropinirole)
Other name: Sinemet CR (Sinemet CR)
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Parkinson's Disease
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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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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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Insomnia
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Nausea
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Withdrawal
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Sleepy
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Drowsy
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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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Nausea
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Depression
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Rigidity
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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Weakness
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Insomnia
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Drowsy
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Dizzy
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Withdrawal
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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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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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or so and took Sinemet until this spring, when it stopped...
" ...tap dance! I'm having good results with Requip, which not too many people here seem to have good luck with. I have had diagnosed RLS for a long time; 10 years or so and took Sinemet until this... "

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taking Sinemet (first) and more recently, Requip, my RLS...
" ...the RLS got progressively worse (as it had been doing). Three weeks ago I reduced my Requip dosage and then tapered off completely. The first day or two without any meds was hard but now I... "

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for 10 yrs. gave up one night and I spent a nearly sleeple...
" ...been on Requip for over a year and have good results--no problems. I ...our Requip?\" Still, the Sinemet I had been using for 10 yrs. gave up one night and I spent a nearly sleepless week, waiti... "

to the Dr who put me on Sinemet which is a form of Neurotin...
" ...to me. Never took that again. That also made me nervous about drugs so I tried natural remedies. I've tried almost every one mentioned. They work for awhile and then don't anymore. My RLS... "

for his relief of symptoms and that Sinemet would be...
" ...ever been and mentally he is much better.Yet we had believed the Requip was responsible for his relief of symptoms and that Sinemet would be less effective. we... "

any higher, I'm taking Sinemet along with the Mirapex but...
" ...tried to switch to Requip but it only made my RLS worse. I'm back on the ...dose any higher, I'm taking Sinemet along with the Mirapex ...going to do, my RLS has gotten very severe. If you fi... "

Extended release Requip did not work for her. Now she is...
" ...has augmentation problems. My wife was on Requip 1mg eight or nine times a day and it controlled her RLS. Extended release Requip did not work for her. Now she is on Neupro patches, 6mg, that... "

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Board After taking Sinemet (first) and more recently,...
" ...the RLS got progressively worse (as it had been doing). Three weeks ago I reduced my Requip dosage and then tapered off completely. The first day or two without any meds was hard but now I... "

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to Mirapex when Sinemet began making symptoms worse....
" ...I have had RLS for many years ...started on Sinemet and changed to Mirapex when Sinemet began making symptoms worse. I am 58 ...to Mirapex because Requip seemed to make my RLS worse. My doc... "

switched to Sinemet which makes me dizzy. I am thinking of...
" ...3 meg a day made me very sleepy and tired. I switched to Sinemet which makes me... "

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