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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 8,731 Mirapex 7,693 Klonopin 4,030
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Other name: Ropinirole (Ropinirole)
Other name: Ultram (Ultram)
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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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Tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram, Tramal) is a centrally acting opioid analgesic, used in treating moderate to severe pain. The drug has a wide range of applications, including treatment for restless legs syndrome and fibromyalgia. It was devel...
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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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Tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram, Tramal) is a centrally acting opioid analgesic, used in treating moderate to severe pain. The drug has a wide range of applications, including treatment for restless legs syndrome and fibromyalgia. It was devel...
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I'm on tramadol for pain and I've found that it really helps...
" ...last 25 years. Requip ...legs and starts mid morning. I'm on tramadol for pain and I've found that it really helps control the RLS. The doctor just switched me to tramadol ER and it doesn't work... "

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tramadol makes all the difference and is a godsend. If...
" Hello Joe I take Requip (similar to Mirapex) to control my 24/7 rls symptoms and it helps but is not good ...the Requip. The tramadol makes all the difference and is a godsend. If you look... "

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tramadol is what has made the difference for me, topping...
" ...straight out for an opiate, tramadol is what has made the difference for me, topping up my requip, and a face-to-face appointment is so much better than email in which... "

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me energy and a better mood. Later the regular didn't work...
" ...Requip for several ...Tramadol regular, which gave me energy and a better mood. Later the regular didn't work well anymore and I started to take 100 mg (lowest dose) of the time-relase version a... "

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30/500 is added daily as necessary. This is the best...
" ...Requip/Ropinerole about 8 years ago. It never really worked very ...release Tramadol which is better (twice daily). And cocodamol 30/500 is added daily as necessary. This is the best symptom... "

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Algorithm which is linked in my signature is a wonderful...
" ...without them. (ropinerole/requip and tramadol). The Mayo Clinic Algorithm which is linked in my signature is a wonderful guide for patient and doctor. You are mentioning your insomnia and... "

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but am able to tolerate the Tramadol very well. For me,...
" Tramadol works well for me too- 100-150 mg/ day. ...I am also on Requip and neurontin and really struggle with the side effects but am able to tolerate the Tramadol very well. For me, Tramadol takes... "

-50 mg tramadol every day .IT WAS GREAT! Never had an Rls...
" ...can remember. Have been taking requip for about 7 ...4 -50 mg tramadol every day .IT WAS GREAT! Never had an ...now taking 2 requip a day to try and control symptoms with no success. Can't s... "

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a good 3 years though the requip worked without the tramadol
" ...bullet for me! For a good 3 years though the requip worked... "

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From a personal position I feel that it has improved...
" ...rls 24/7 for over 30 years. I take requip (which is similar to mirapex) supplemented with tramadol. From a personal position I feel that it has improved my quality... "

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