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How effective is Mirapex for Periodic limb movement disorder (Restless leg syndrome)?

Summary: 405 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 10,317 Mirapex 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 17,452 Periodic Limb Movement Disorder patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 405 people are studied for taking Mirapex in Periodic limb movement disorder




Mirapex effectiveness for Periodic limb movement disorder


Long term Mirapex effectiveness for Periodic limb movement disorder

Mirapex effectiveness for Periodic limb movement disorder (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall17599813893
Long term
(1+ years)
2266410580

Gender of people who take Mirapex for Periodic limb movement disorder * :

FemaleMale
Periodic limb movement disorder68.89%31.11%

Age of people who take Mirapex for Periodic limb movement disorder * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Periodic limb movement disorder0.00%0.00%0.49%1.48%9.63%19.51%34.07%34.81%

Who find Mirapex more effective for Periodic limb movement disorder?

Gender of people who find Mirapex more effective * :

FemaleMale
Periodic limb movement disorder71.00%29.00%

Age of people who find Mirapex more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Periodic limb movement disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%1.30%7.36%18.18%35.93%37.23%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopause) but that started a year ago and although I was getting the flushes and sweating,it was nothing like it is now! To me,it seems the excessive sweating started roughly a month after taking Humira. Having so many health issues I'm in tune with any changes and note and monitor them. I started Humira 10 months ago now. My Psoriasis has cleared completely so I'm really pleased. Usually,there's a trade off and you end up with something else! Could the issues I have be down to a single drug on the list,or a combination?
  • 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.

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