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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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Neupro vs Requip

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Requip
Other name: Ropinirole Ropinirole
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3.6
Concern level
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Concern level
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Rotigotine (Neupro) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) in Europe and the United States. It is formulated as a once-daily transdermal patch which provides a slo...
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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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Rotigotine (Neupro) is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) in Europe and the United States. It is formulated as a once-daily transdermal patch which provides a slo...
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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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if you have experienced severe headaches on Neupro...
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" I have been on Rotigotine patches for about 1 ...the morning.  Had same headaches on Requip (which augmented and I ...Wondering if you have experienced severe headaches on Neupro... "

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ut me on the neupro patches? Anyway, I started on 2mg, an...
| www.parkinsons.org.uk
" ...question why did he put me on the neupro patches? Anyway, I started on 2mg, and now on 4mg. But I'm so stiff, achy, queasy, and swirly. My question is, should I just persist with the patches... "

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with the Neupro patch 2 years ago I've enjoyed a relatively...
| healthunlocked.com
" ...since starting with the Neupro patch 2 years ago I've enjoyed a relatively symptom-free existence. ...put me back on Requip tabs in an effort to determine whether the former has turned into an allergen,... "

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PatchI am currently using the Neupro 8 mg Patch to replace R...
| forum.parkinson.org
" Neupro Patch I am currently using the Neupro 8 mg Patch to replace ...much better as I had many side effects from the Requip I am not having now. I seem to have less \"off\" times and less tremor. My... "

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eep paralysis, sparkly vision and auditory hallucinations (...
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" ...It was one of my first symptoms. Requip does help a little but am only on 6mg as the higher doses caused sleep paralysis, sparkly vision and auditory hallucinations (not nice). I am ...have also tried... "

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requip, mirapex and neupro all with major side effects and...
| bb.rls.org
" ...years ago whilst pregnant. She has tried requip, mirapex and neupro all with major side effects and doesn't know what ...the parents of children diagnosed with RLS/WED. Please look in the... "

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y want to try that instead of Requip. You may get more sl...
| bb.rls.org
" ...are approved for RLS - Requip and Mirapex. Mirapex has a ...you may want to try that instead of Requip. You may get more ...There is also the Neupro patch, which works 24 hours a day,... "

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o 4mg. The side effects confusion, tiredness, lack of sleep...
| neurotalk.psychcentral.com
" ...I was on the neupro patch 4mg per day. I started with 1 mg and increased slowly to 4mg. The side effects confusion, tiredness, lack of sleep and a general overall ...RLS) was a disaster. Requip can make... "

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chest infection. I do very well with the Neupro patch apart...
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" ...finished your medications for your chest infection. I do very well with the Neupro patch apart from I react ...a change have you tried Requip(Ropinerole) or Pregablin? Have you also had your Ferratin... "

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am on neupro 12mg (private stash of good patches) but a...
| forum.parkinson.org
" ...all you do! i am on neupro 12mg (private stash of good patches) but am running out. what is an equivalent in requip... "

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