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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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Mirapex vs Sinemet

Mirapex
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Sinemet
Other name: Pramipexole Pramipexole
Other name: Sinemet CR Sinemet CR
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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3.3
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.7
Concern level
3.4
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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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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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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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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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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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at night. I've switched to Mirapex and am having success....
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" I got relief with Sinemet for about 3 weeks before experiencing augmentation which manifested as RLS symptoms during the day, and ...working at night. I've switched... "

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is different. Mirapex gives me a headache and doesn't help...
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" Everyone is different. Mirapex gives me a headache and doesn't help much. Sinemet does help, so I am going to increase... "

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months. I take 1mg three times a day with no side effects...
| www.medhelp.org
" ...Neuro. put me on Sinemet for tremors in my right arm.  It worked but he switched me to Mirapex and it has stopped my tremors for six months.  I take 1mg three times a day with... "

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thing plus ankle swelling while on Mirapex. I was switched...
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" ...the same thing plus ankle swelling while on Mirapex. I was... "

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slowly took me off Mirapex and onto Sinemet. Getting onto...
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" I was on Mirapex for over a year it became nondefective doctor switched me to Sinemet he slowly took me off Mirapex and onto Sinemet. Getting onto... "

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15 pounds). It also makes me have an attention deficit...
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" ...teeth. I take .5 Mirapex three times a day. It causes blotching on my legs, sleepiness if I drive and take it, and a desire to snack (gained 15 pounds). It also makes me have an attention deficit.... "

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inemet and Mirapex, has problems expressing his thoughts. H...
| forum.parkinson.org
" ...My husband, PD patient for 11 years, now 74 years old, is on Sinemet and Mirapex, has problems expressing his thoughts. He cannot make long sentences either. It appears he... "

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Mirapex, it only helped a little and gave me headaches. I...
| forum.parkinson.org
" ...results and side effects. I started with Mirapex, it only helped a little and gave me headaches. I asked to switch to Sinemet and I feel so ...am still working and I absolutely need to be functional. Sinc... "

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father-in-law is on Sinemet and Mirapex and suffers greatly...
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" My father-in-law is on Sinemet and Mirapex and suffers greatly with severe depression and halluciations. His doctor attributes the hallucinations to the meds he is on. The hallucinations come and... "

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nyone have both? I've been on Mirapex for 1 Yr. Works...
| www.sleepnet.com
" RLS & Hip replacement RLS for 20 years. Now I find I need a new hip. Anyone have both? I've been on Mirapex for 1 Yr. Works better than Sinemet, but fails me at times... "

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