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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

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Parkinson's Disease
234
75%
Restless Legs Syndrome
112
87%
Fibromyalgia
18
94%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
6
100%
Bipolar Disorder
6
100%
Overall, 81% (395 Members) find Requip helpful
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Requip Reviews

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I was miserable until I got Requip. I still have problems during the day but I can at least sleep at night now.
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Swollen ankles. Had to stop. But it worked for PD.
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Worked but it impaired my cognitive function
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Currently tiaking has really helped with reducing stiffness. Slight fuzzy brain feeling when first started it then went away.
Working / Worked
Works for my stomach
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just realized that it takes 4 hours to enter your system. I didn't take it until 11 pm and up all night with restlessness throughout.
Working / Worked
did not worked
Working / Worked
Definitely helps with the slowness and the mood issues. Doesn't help with balance, freezing, cognitive, tremor.....
Working / Worked
The Dr started me on a very low dose. I thought it was helping until I had a sleep study which showed I kicked and moved my legs 37 times an hour most of the night. I then saw the Dr again for an increase in dose. I now take 1mg each night and can go to 2mg if I need to. So far I have taken the 1mg . The other important thing I learned is to not wait till bedtime to take it. It wont help till about 0400. I now take it 13 hours before bed and it seems to work at bedtime.
Working / Worked
Requip XL - just increased this to 8mg and have struggled again with lots of side effects. It works well if only I can tolerate the side effects
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: requip
    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]
  2. Discussion: requip
    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]
  5. Discussion: requip
    has anyone tried requip? if you have how did it work. [More]