Mirapex vs Requip

Mirapex
(Rx)
Requip
(Rx)
Mirapex is a dopamine agonist.
Requip is a dopamine agonist.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.1
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.4
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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July 1, 1997
September 19, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
25,433 Discussions
23,160 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RLS
#3 for Depression
#4 for Shaking
#5 for Fibromyalgia
Mirapex is prescribed for RLS and Parkinson's Disease and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RLS
#3 for Shaking
Requip is prescribed for RLS and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mir
Insomnia
9
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Drowsiness
4
Sleep Apnea
2
Weight Loss
1
Vomiting
1
Apathy
1
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
1
Req
Insomnia
9
Nausea
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Drowsiness
4
Sleep Disorders
3
Weight Gain
3
Vomiting
2
Allergy
1
Itching
1
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
1
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Mirapex
Mir
Requip
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Insomnia
Mir
Req
9
9
Nausea
Mir
Req
6
8
Weight Gain
Mir
Req
4
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mir
Req
4
5
Drowsiness
Mir
Req
4
4
Sleep Apnea
Mir
Req
2
0
Weight Loss
Mir
Req
1
0
Vomiting
Mir
Req
1
2
Apathy
Mir
Req
1
0
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Mir
Req
1
1
Insomnia
Req
Mir
9
9
Nausea
Req
Mir
8
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
Req
Mir
5
4
Drowsiness
Req
Mir
4
4
Sleep Disorders
Req
Mir
3
0
Weight Gain
Req
Mir
3
4
Vomiting
Req
Mir
2
1
Allergy
Req
Mir
1
0
Itching
Req
Mir
1
0
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Req
Mir
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Mirapex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Requip during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Mirapex and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Requip and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 0.75 mg, 1 mg, 1.5 mg
Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 5 mg, 0.25-0.5-1 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pramipexole Di-Hcl
Ropinirole Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Mirapex and Requip: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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