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mirapex - restless legs

I have been taking mirapex for about 6 years for restless legs - just within the past week I was given samples of mirapex er - so far I have not been able to sleep for the second night in a row - legs are very jumpy ## Is it the same dosage as the one you have already been on? The ER stands for Extended Release, this means that the amount of medication in the tablet is slowly released over a certain period of time, rather than all at once. This means, that if they are the same dosage, you might not be getting enough of the medication, at once, to control your symptoms. Have you reported this to your doctor, yet? ## Mirapex ER is not approved for treatment of RLS. I would recommend calling your Dr and getting back on the regular Mirapex ## I had to change from mirapex .50 mg to extended ...

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Is it a better drug now

I want to know the benefit of mirapex-er compare to requil ## I am not certain the Mirapex ER or Requip necessarily have benefits over each other, the both belong to the same drug family and are used to treat the same things. Using one over the other is usually something a doctor decides according to their experience by discovering what works for certain patients and what doesn't. They may have instances where they find one causes less side effects than the other and etc. It is very hard to say. Common side effects to these can include: nausea, drowsiness, hallucinations and insomnia. Read more here: Do you have any other questions? ## I have restless legs,which now starts in my hips and causes much movement in my entire body. Even had to go to the doctor because my hip pain was so ...

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