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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 9,766
Mirapex 8,560
Klonopin 4,577
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Mirapex vs Ropinirole

Mirapex
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Ropinirole
Other name: Pramipexole Pramipexole
Other name: Requip Requip
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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3.3
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.4
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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Weight Gain
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Withdrawal
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Addiction
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Bipolar Disorder
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Addiction
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Hypersexuality
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2
Lack Of Sleep
2
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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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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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switched from taking ropinirole to mirapex. At the time t...
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" ...ago I switched from taking ropinirole to mirapex. At the time the change-over seemed easy with no apparent side-effects. However, I have suddenly developed rather severe pain in both legs,making it... "

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oblems, why do you want to switch from ropinirole t...
| bb.rls.org
" ...are gone and you are not experiencing problems, why do you want to switch from ropinirole... "
June 26, 2015
vommitting and dizziness each time i take it

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obviously. I also tried Ropinirole, which worked for tics...
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" ...I have had absolutely no side effects with Mirapex, but everyone is different, obviously. I also tried Ropinirole, which worked for tics but caused ...course, everyone is different. Abilify is really... "

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So I went back to the Mirapex, with the theory even...
| bb.rls.org
" ...for you? I tried Ropinirole, but I think the doctor didn't know how to make the change in medications the correct way, so I had really bad dreams and a lot of ...bad nights. So I went back to the... "

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side effects. The only real side effect I have is sleepiness...
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" ...neurologist recognized your RLS! Ropinirole is what I am taking. It has worked well for me for many years. I have had none of the obsessive side effects. The only real side effect I have is... "

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but then was switched to ropinirole and had sinemet added...
| forum.parkinson.org
" I use ropinirole also. ...only 6 mg total ...per day. Originally I was on Mirapex but then was switched to ropinirole and had sinemet added to the mix. It's worked quite well... "

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switched from ropinirole to mirapex and now s...
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" ...long is way too hard on the system. Why has your doctor not put you on a different medication?? I switched from ropinirole to mirapex and now sleep triple the hours I slept before. All the... "

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months trying to get off Mirapex. I usedd the opioid-like...
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" I spent two months trying to get off Mirapex. I usedd the opioid-like Ultram ...25 mg of Mirapex (I was on 1.0 mg at the start). Finally added back in 0.5 mg og Ropinirole, which worked. And then... "

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her. I now take 0.25 mg of Mirapex twice a day so what wo...
| bb.rls.org
" ...or Pramipexole the generic. Which, even though generic is SOOO expensive. And Requip, Ropinirole is very reasonable. I have part D coverage, which helps pay for my medicine. ...the other. I now take... "
August 6, 2015
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have heard that mirapex works well for this too. I haven't...
| dr-bob.org
" ...Agonists (DA's) the best, like ropinirole, I have heard that mirapex works well for this too. I ...side effects on ssri's but... "

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