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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 9,028 Mirapex 7,978 Klonopin 4,141
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Requip vs Sinemet for RLS

Requip
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Sinemet
Other name: Ropinirole (Ropinirole)
Other name: Sinemet CR (Sinemet CR)
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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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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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treatments. I take requip to keep my RLS under control, my...
" ...ticklish to answer - sinemet, mirapex and requip are specifically used for non-PD treatments. I take requip to keep my RLS under control, my mom has taken all of those meds, had stalevo suggested as ... "

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1998 and originally put on Sinemet. In 2004 I became very...
" ...in 1998 and originally put on Sinemet. In 2004 I became ...2006 I began taking Requip. My doctor started me on a low dose and worked up to the 2mg dose I take today. Because I feel nausea and overall... "

s mine. I can't tolerate Sinemet, even Parcopa which i...
" ...as lengthy as mine. I can't tolerate Sinemet, even Parcopa which is ...is the best medication for me. I took Requip after the diagnosis and tolerated it well except it exacerbated the ...Jerebet thanks for... "

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so and took Sinemet until this spring, when it stopped wo...
" ...wants to 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... "

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taking Sinemet (first) and more recently, Requip, my RLS...
" After taking Sinemet (first) and more recently, Requip, my RLS got much worse. The meds each worked for me at first. Unfortunately, after a couple of months, I was having the symptoms earlier and... "

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

o the Dr who put me on Sinemet which is a form of Neurotin I...
" ...I've had RLS for years. I tried Requip years ago and had hallucinations the first night. Thankfully, I'd read the side effects and realized what was happening to me. Never took that again. That also... "

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his relief of symptoms and that Sinemet would be less...
" ...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... "

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y higher, I'm taking Sinemet along with the Mirapex but it...
" ...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 find something... "

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Extended release Requip did not work for her. Now she is...
" ...Sinemet 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,... "

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