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How effective is Requip for Plmd (Restless leg syndrome)?

Summary: 305 Requip users have rated its effectiveness for Plmd.

Overall ratings: 3.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Requip (ropinirole hydrochloride) is for Plmd and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Requip

Requip has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from 11,928 Requip users)

Plmd

Plmd (a powerful urge to move your legs) can be treated by Mirapex, Requip, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Pramipexole Dihydrochloride, Clonazepam, Gabapentin. (latest reports from 17,452 Plmd patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 305 people are studied for taking Requip in Plmd




Requip effectiveness for Plmd


Long term Requip effectiveness for Plmd

Requip effectiveness for Plmd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall5498110862
Long term
(1+ years)
111527148

Gender of people who take Requip for Plmd * :

FemaleMale
Plmd77.38%22.62%

Age of people who take Requip for Plmd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Plmd0.00%0.00%0.98%4.26%16.39%20.98%29.18%28.20%

Who find Requip more effective for Plmd?

Gender of people who find Requip more effective * :

FemaleMale
Plmd78.82%21.18%

Age of people who find Requip more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Plmd0.00%0.00%0.59%1.76%15.29%23.53%26.47%32.35%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Could requip cause insomnia?
    I've used Requip for years to control RLS. Lately it is less effective so I now take 6mg b/4/ bedtime... but also have insomnia and diahrrea

    austinmcginley@gmail.com
  • Does humira cause excessive sweating?
    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.
  • Requip cause dysphagia
    an increase caused me not to be able to swallow at all
  • 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.?

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