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Restless legs syndrome (RLS) or Willis-Ekbom disease is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to m...
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Requip 9,756
Mirapex 8,556
Klonopin 4,575
Last Update February 4, 2016
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Mirapex
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Requip
Other name: Pramipexole Pramipexole
Other name: Ropinirole Ropinirole
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
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3.3
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.1
Concern level
3.5
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Pramipexole (Mirapex, Mirapexin, Sifrol) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for treating early-stage Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS). It is also sometimes used Off-label use as a treatment for cluster...
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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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Insomnia
9
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Withdrawal
4
Drowsy
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Addiction
4
Not Sleeping
3
Bipolar Disorder
2
Headaches
2
Sleep Apnea
2
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Addiction
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Drowsy
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Not Sleeping
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Weight Gain
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Dizzy
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Headaches
3
Leg Pain
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About Mirapex
Pramipexole (Mirapex, Mirapexin, Sifrol) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for treating early-stage Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS). It is also sometimes used Off-label use as a treatment for cluster...
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About Requip
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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or Mirapex? I couldn't tolerate Mirapex but am doing well...
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" Have you tried Requip or Mirapex? I couldn't tolerate Mirapex but am doing well on Requip. I don't... "

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had heartburn when I first started MIrapex--it went away....
" I had heartburn when I first started MIrapex--it went away. I have the sleep disturbance from it as well ...But compared to the nausea and hypotension with requip, Mirapex is a... "

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leg swelling with Mirapex and switched to Requip with some...
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" Had leg swelling with Mirapex and switched to Requip with some improvement. Eventually went off Requip because it made me so drowsy and swelling improved for... "

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Restless Legs Syndrome. It was 100% effectiv...
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" \"In the past, I took Mirapex for moderate-to-severe Restless Legs Syndrome. It was 100% effective in eliminating all symptoms. I had no side-effects. I currently take REQUIP which is... "

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for about a year then developing horrible nausea and vomitin...
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" \"After taking Mirapex for about a year then developing horrible nausea and vomiting, my doctor switched me to Requip 0.5 mg at bedtime. This time, the relief from RLS only lasted... "

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on mirapex for 2 months a yes i saw relief at a low dose...
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" I was on mirapex for 2 months a yes i saw relief at a low dose then i developed a cough and switched to requip- got good results there too at 6mg/day. nausea was my biggest issue... "

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ing pretty well for me, though was having vivid dreams, wh...
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" ...you haven't given up on Requip yet, give it at least ...helped minimize the symptoms. Mirapex was working pretty well for me, though was having vivid dreams, when the doc pulled me off to do the... "

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years and just have been diagnosed with FM. Mirapex works...
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" I have had RLS for years and just have been diagnosed with FM. Mirapex works. I used to kick ...take that and i havent had any problems. You should ask your doctor about it. I tried Requip but it... "

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to Requip and it has some similar side effects, but...
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" I tried Mirapex first and had horrible side effects. Instead of helping me sleep I stayed awake all night. But, I didn't kick all night. I switched to Requip and it has some similar side effects,... "

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and he put me on mirapex. It works great for RLS, but I to...
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" I was taking requip and it just wasn't helping that much, went to a nuerologist and he put me on mirapex. It works great for RLS, but I to have gained weight and have bad pain and tightness in my... "

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