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(also known as Ropinirole)

Ropinirole is used alone or with other medicines to treat Parkinson's disease. It is also used to treat a condition called Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). RLS is a neurologic disorder that affects sensation and movement in the legs and causes the legs to feel uncomfortable. This results in an overwhelming feeling of w... continue

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Parkinson's Disease
Restless Legs Syndrome
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Bipolar Disorder
Overall, 81% (406 Members) find Requip helpful

Requip Reviews

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Im wondering if the allergy med I took yesterday made the RLS so bad or it could have been the chocolate chips I ate at bedtime last night. Im becoming pretty desperate.
increased dosage and now working well
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The medicine worked for 15 years, then the wife got sensitive to the medicine and started to hallucinate badly. They had to cut the Requip down and that made the symptoms worse. The shaking, stiffness and confusion. They added a patch to control the hallucinations. But because of her sensitivity to the meds, life just became much harder for her.
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If I take the medicine in time it helps. However it takes an hour or two for the medicine to take effect.
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not sure it helped other than some for restless leg.. off it since beginning of nov.
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starts at bedtime keeps me awake
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working...have needed to readjust dosages..
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I am on now 3 mg a day
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Currently using but dyskinesia very basic
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I can not sleep without this.... I would take during the day but it makes me sleepy....
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    I tried both requip and Mirapex to see if would alleviate or subdue some fibro pains. I have more restless hurting feet at times and I thought maybe o... [More]
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    I took Mirapex which is similar for restless legs. It worked, but it was hard on my stomach and I stopped using it. It works like antidepressants, exc... [More]
  3. Discussion: requip
    I've never had restless legs bad enough for long enough to seek medical attention, thankfully. Hope someone else has some experience to share. [More]
  4. Discussion: requip
    Requip is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control. Requip is also used to tr... [More]
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    has anyone tried requip? if you have how did it work. [More]