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USES: This medication is used to treat Parkinson's disease. It helps replace the brain chemical called dopamine, which is low in Parkinson's disease.

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OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions

This medication is used to treat Parkinson's disease. It helps replace the brain chemical called dopamine, which is low in Parkinson's disease.
  • Do not share this medication with others.

  • Store at controlled room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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REQUIP® belongs to a group of
Requip 1mg
Requip 1mg
Requip (ropinirole) 3 mg
Requip (ropinirole) 3 mg

How To Use
  • Take this medication as prescribed.
  • Do not increase your dose or take it more often than directed.
  • Do not stop taking this medication without your doctor's approval.
  • Stopping this drug suddenly may cause you to experience unwanted side effects.
  • Dosing is based on your condition and this drug's side effects.
  • It may take a few weeks for this medication to take effect.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, constipation, unusual weakness, stomach upset and pain, headache or dry mouth may occur.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.
  • To relieve dry mouth, suck on (sugarless) hard candy or ice chips, chew (sugarless) gum, drink water or use saliva substitute.
  • Report promptly any hallucinations, difficulty moving, walking or breathing.
  • Unlikely but report promptly any confusion, restlessness, fainting, leg or foot swelling, twitching, chest pain, unusually fast/slow heartbeat or sudden irresistible urge to sleep.
  • Very unlikely but report promptly any muscle pain, vision problems, fever or severe muscle stiffness.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Tell your doctor if you have pre-existing heart disease or a history of heart arrhythmias (abnormal rhythms), hallucinations, mental confusion, difficulty walking, allergies, kidney or liver disease or low blood pressure.
  • To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly.
  • Use caution when performing tasks requiring mental alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Limit alcohol use because it may intensify the drowsiness and dizziness effects of this drug.
  • This drug should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known if this medication is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose.
  • Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the doses.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including metoclopramide, medication for psychosis, anxiety or depression, other drugs used for Parkinson's, cimetidine, sleep medication, certain muscle relaxants, tranquilizers, narcotic pain relievers, anti-seizure drugs, certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine) or ciprofloxacin.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Requip
Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 56
Location: Houston, Tx
Time Taken: 8 days

Reason: RLS Date: 21 July 2009
Side Effects
very bad headaches, slight nausea, anger

Additional Thoughts
this drug isa miracle in that for 10 years my legs and feet were constantly aching, jerking, twitchin, etc. One pill, one night, NO MOVEMENT but...the headaches and the anger...hm

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