How effective is Mirapex for Periodic limb movement disorder (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: 402 Mirapex users have rated its effectiveness for Periodic limb movement disorder.
Overall ratings: 3.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5
This is a review of how effective Mirapex (pramipexole dihydrochloride) is for Periodic limb movement disorder and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Mirapex
Mirapex has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from Mirapex 10,311 users)
Periodic limb movement disorder
Periodic limb movement disorder (a powerful urge to move your legs) can be treated by Mirapex, Requip, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Pramipexole Dihydrochloride, Clonazepam, Gabapentin. (latest reports from Periodic Limb Movement Disorder 16,008 patients)
On Dec, 20, 2014: 402 people are studied for taking Mirapex in Periodic limb movement disorder
Mirapex effectiveness for Periodic limb movement disorder (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Mirapex for Periodic limb movement disorder * :
|Periodic limb movement disorder||68.66%||31.34% |
Age of people who take Mirapex for Periodic limb movement disorder * :
|Periodic limb movement disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.50%||1.49%||9.70%||19.40%||34.08%||34.83% |
Who find Mirapex more effective for Periodic limb movement disorder?
Gender of people who find Mirapex more effective * :
|Periodic limb movement disorder||70.74%||29.26% |
Age of people who find Mirapex more effective * :
|Periodic limb movement disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.31%||7.42%||18.34%||35.81%||37.12% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- 2 nights i have taken mirtazapine & loratadine and i have had restless legs for 2 hours during the night. i also don't want to put on weight (1 answer)
I am on a trial taking 10 mg of MIRTAZAPINE for Insomnia, which I have suffered from for many years. I wake every 20-40 minutes all through the night when I do finally go off to sleep. I am also taking LORATADINE to try and help the thick saliva I get in my throat. I have to spit out saliva after drinking. I often feel like I have a lump in my throat of phlegm (but it isn't). My mouth also feel slimy at intervals during the day and night. I have changed my toothpaste to see if that helps. I have only taken these tablets for 2 nights and I already have had restless legs for 2 hours both nights.
- What can i do to help my wife who is on ambien and sometimes has horrible restless leg syndrome?
She will take her meds like a hour and a half before actually going to sleep. The Zambian that is and sometimes she has uncontrolled restless leg syndrome. She has to move them a certain way and everything. This last time it lasted a hour and a half. I was just wondering if there is anything I could do to belp.?
- Has abilify affected your ability to make good decisions?
My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on Abilify about the same amoount of time and I noticed that the commercials say a side affect can be lack of judgement or something to that effect. Has anyone else had this happen?
- How well does using both mirapex and neupro at the same timne work
Off of mirapex because of sexual thoughts, but Neupro does not work nearly as well (at 8 mg/day). I'm curious about using a much lower dose of Mirapex along with Neupro.
- My sister has a past addiction to morphine. is solonpas addictive?
I take of my baby sister, because in 2010 she tried to take her life with drugs, alcohol and. Cocaine. She complains of pain in her lower back, due to an injury in 1998, which led to surgery, which led to her addictiction to Morphine. She was diagnosed with Arthritis in her back where she had surgery. She's not allowed anything stronger than an extra strength Tylenol, Alleve and Advil.
My question would be "Is Solonpas comparable to the OTC pain meds and is it addictive?"
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Mirapex helped to alleviate the severe restlessness (legs, feet, arms, shoulders - partial torso) but caused severe sleep attacks during the day - at work. I fell asleep any time that I got still - in my office, in meetings, while talking with people). I was prescribed Nuvigil to offset the sleep attacks, but taking Mirapex and Nuvigil together made me very sick - I couldn't function at work. Then I developed insomnia and was prescribed sleeping pills. The sleeping pills along with all the other medication was not good. But then I began to be able to stay awake all night, take a shower, go to work, go home - and stay awake another night. So if felt like my body was on a roller
coaster. I could no longer work. I had to take FMLA leave and use all my sick leave to quit work until I reached retirement age. Since leaving work (8 mths ago), I have been trying to regain my physical and mental equilibrium. I have been taking Mirapex ER for approx. 2 months and the restlessness is MUCH less. I still have sleep attacks whenever I get still (day or night). My quality of life has declined very much because of the sleep attacks.
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