Neupro vs Requip

Neupro
(Rx)
Requip
(Rx)
Neupro is a dopamine agonist.
Requip is a dopamine agonist.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.8
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for RLS
2.4
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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May 9, 2007
September 19, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,767 Discussions
23,160 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RLS
#3 for Shaking
Neupro is prescribed for RLS, Parkinson's Disease and Shaking 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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Neu
Nausea
7
Insomnia
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Itching
4
Drowsiness
2
Lack Of Sleep
2
Sleep Disorders
2
Weight Gain
2
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
2
Allergy
2
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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Neupro
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Requip
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Nausea
Neu
Req
7
8
Insomnia
Neu
Req
6
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
Neu
Req
5
5
Itching
Neu
Req
4
1
Drowsiness
Neu
Req
2
4
Lack Of Sleep
Neu
Req
2
0
Sleep Disorders
Neu
Req
2
3
Weight Gain
Neu
Req
2
3
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Neu
Req
2
1
Allergy
Neu
Req
2
1
Insomnia
Req
Neu
9
6
Nausea
Req
Neu
8
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
Req
Neu
5
5
Drowsiness
Req
Neu
4
2
Sleep Disorders
Req
Neu
3
2
Weight Gain
Req
Neu
3
2
Vomiting
Req
Neu
2
0
Allergy
Req
Neu
1
2
Itching
Req
Neu
1
4
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Req
Neu
1
2
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 Neupro 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 Neupro and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Requip and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Patch: 1 mg/24 hour, 2 mg/24 hour, 3 mg/24 hour, 4 mg/24 hour, 6 mg/24 hour, 8 mg/24 hour
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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Rotigotine
Ropinirole Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Neupro 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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