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Emsam & Contact Dermatitis

As a victim of refractory depression I have only found one medication that worked, EMSAM, unfortunately I am allergic to acrylic adhesives. Has anyone found a way to get around the contact dermatitis the EMSAM acrylic matrix can cause? ## Hi Keller, While I may not have personal experience with EMSAM, I did want to suggest trying some sort of topical anti-inflammatory compound to help combat any dermatitis that might occur after applying the adhesive. A couple alternative remedies that you might want to look into are: lavender essential oil (can help reduce redness, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and more) topical ointments that contain cayenne pepper (for its great anti-inflammatory benefits) There are a plethora of other essential oils that offer similar benefits as well. I hope t...

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Mirapex for extreme leg cramps

My doctor's PA suggested that I take Mirapex for extreme leg cramps in my groin. The cramps started after I was forced to take statins to lower my cholesterol levels. The statins didn't work, but caused the extreme leg cramps. I would be left screaming for 40 minutes or more when the cramps would hit. The PA suggested trying Mirapex at .125mg up to .375mg dosage rates on an "as needed" basis. Mirapex was nothing short of a miracle. When the cramps would hit, I would take two .125mg tablets and the cramps would completely stop in about 20 minutes. I have been checked for underlying conditions (Restless leg, Parkinson's) and they don't exist. I know this treatment may be considered "off-label", but it has been a lifesaver for me. ## Since Mirapex is commonl...

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Abdominal pain and very tender skin

My symptoms are like shingles, but with no rash. It's confined to my waist, breast and back. I have had 3 mri cat scans with no results. I was recently diagnosed with parkinsons, but not sure that is the problem. No drugs have any effect on my severe pain. ## Hello, Dee! How are you doing? Has there been any change? Are you on any medications that you take regularly? Those symptoms could be the side effect of many medications. Are you taking anything for the Parkinson's? Those aren't typical symptoms of Parkinson's. Ref: Parkinson's Information

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oblong white pill with PX on one side

Can anyone possibly tell me what a white oblong with PX on one side may be? ## Hello, Kristi! How are you? The PX logo is used by Glenmark Generics on their Pramipexole tablets and I think the one you're asking about probably also has a number 1 on the other half of the tablet. They list it as containing 0.25mgs of Pramipexole, it is a medication that is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, hallucinations, dizziness, confusion and weakness. This medication is also occasionally used to treat RLS. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi. I have these and they are paracetamol. Best check yours with pharmacist though ## What is rls which you say it's is often used to treat

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use for parkinson's disease ## I believe the medicine you are refering to is Carbidopa + Levodopa, brand name Sinemet ## Carbidopa + Levodopa is indicated in the treatment of the symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (paralysis agitans), post-encephalitic parkinsonism, and symptomatic parkinsonism. You can view a detailed description of the drug by clicking on the link below... Do you have any other quesitons or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## what is Carb/Levo 25 -100MG ## Ralpha, Carbidopa + Levodopa is an immediate-release formulation of carbidopa-levodopa that is designed to begin release of ingredients within 30 minutes. It is important that Carbidopa + Levodopa be taken at regular intervals according to the schedule outlined by the physician. Plea...

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Requip dangers!

My father recently passed away pretty unexpectedly. Nothing was wrong with the man, except that he had beginning stage Parkinsons. He was on Requip for it since last May. It controlled his shakes, but he developed Interstitial Lung Disease from the drug. The disease is listed as a side effect, but I had to DIG for that info. No doctor told him anything about all the other things that could go wrong. WE BLAME REQUIP. And I miss my father. ## Hello, Erin! I am so very sorry about your loss. Losing a parent is always so hard, no matter what causes it. Both of mine are gone, now, and I miss them every day!!! While there are risks associated with all medications, and medical treatments, it doesn't help alleviate the anguish, when something happens to someone we love. Has his case been re...

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Weight loss after stopping Mirapex

I have gradually gained weight since starting .25 mg of Mirapex about 4 years ago. I have rapidly gained weight since my dosage was increased by my doctor two years ago (increased to .75). Total weight gain of 40 pounds. I am not going to take this drug anymore and plan to use alternative remedies. Will I begin to lose weight when the Mirapex is completely out of my system? ## Hello, SandraD! How are you? This medication has been known to cause weight gain, according to FDA reports, as well as nausea, fever, vertigo, mania, and abnormal dreams. But yes, typically these issues go away, once someone stops taking the given medication, but that may take 6 to 8 weeks. What condition was being treated with this medication? ## Thanks for your reply. I was taking it for Restless Leg Syndrome. S...

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Sinemet cr 25/100 by Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Payless says Mylan is no longer making this generic Sinemet cr 25/100 tab. I cannot use Sun manufacturing company. I need help. I take 1 purple pill that has 88 on one side and Mylan on the other every 3 hours. I am 83 with advanced Parkinson's. ## Have you spoken to your doctor about the problem? If so, what have they advised? I see that the brand name of the time released formulation has been discontinued, but there are several generic options available, including one manufactured by Alembic Pharmaceuticals that was approved in 2019. Why can't you take the one manufactured by Sun? The FDA lists the typical side effects of Sinemet as possibly including nausea, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, depression, and strange dreams.

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Requip for RLS 3 mg

Hello again Requip Forum: I have asked questions before on this forum (Requip changed from 2 mg to 4 mg - and I was very sick). Well, the doc changed me to 3 mg. Not sick anymore, guess the 4 mg was just to strong for me. Anyways, it's great the 3 mg does not make me sick but good grief, I am wide awake at 2:00 a.m. because the drug has worn off. Does Requip make a controlled release by chance? I am so very frustrated - it seems I am constantly switching strengths and each strenth is short lived. Now is this something that I am just going to have to deal with. ## I am wondering about the sleep thing. I take Requip for RLS and it helps till I wake up wide awake and cant fall back to sleep, at 130am I am ready to start the day and thats not good! Other than that I think it does great!...

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Oblong purple pill with Mylan 88 on it

What is a small, oblong, purple haze color with Mylan 88 on it? ## This tablet contains Carbidopa 25 mg Levodopa 100 mg (NDC 0378-0088). Carbidopa/Levodopa It is primarily used to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (e.g., shakiness, stiffness, difficulty moving), but it does not slow down the disease or stop it from getting worse. Inactive Ingredients: - Fd&c Blue No. 2 - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate Ref: DailyMed

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Does Mirapex help Fibromyalgia?

Has anyone used Mirapex for fibromyalgia relief? If so, did it help? Anyone know a doc that treats fibromyalgia in the Indiana area? ## i used sifrol 4.5 extended release, (i am in australia) for fibromyalgia. it gave me serve side affects of virtgo, vomting ending with a migraine over a 15hr or so period. i went to emergency in my town and got anti nuasa injection and a morphine shot to get rid of my migraine. since it has disipated however i had improvement in my legs. i have spoken to my rhemy since and asked to drop the doesage by half and then i will half it again and maybe build it up as time progresses. i am hopefull for anything at this piont, so i will even though i am scared to get that sick again give it 1 more chance. i also feel sorry for you in america at the price you hav...

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Headaches & Comtan

Having daily cluster type headaches with vision loss and pain at forhead and back of neck. Noticed since starting Comtan but they were infrequent to now daily. Has anyone had this problem? (Note, had a pallidotomy 4 years ago, experience no problems since) ## I am having headach sometimes it ll stop an then comtinue, i do have eyes too but mostly stomach pain for the years it pain me at the lower abdomen, and sometime heartburn it always makes me feel unconfortable. Pls medics what is the cause? Thank you ## Mary, headaches are a very common side effect of most medications, including Comtan, you may also experience acid reflux, nausea, anxiety, insomnia, and nail discolorations. What have you tried to alleviate the headaches? Cecilia, have you consulted a doctor? Are you on any medicati...

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how do you discontinue mirpex XL

I have been taking it for several years. Just figured out is has been causing other health issues. Doc said stop mirpex start requip problems with requip stop after 3days. Stop everything. not sleeping panic attacks etc. should it be tapered? ## I'm assuming your doctor expect you to just replace Mirapex with Requip, which likely means a taper wasn't necessary. Did you contact them, before stopping the Requip? A taper might be required, since you've been on one of these types of medications for several years. The issues you've described can be withdrawal effects, along with headache, nausea, and diarrhea. What issues were you experiencing that made you stop the Requip so fast?

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Mylan 88 oval purple pill

What is Mylan on one side and 88 on the other side? ## This tablet contains Carbidopa 25 mg Levodopa 100 mg (NDC 0378-0088). Carbidopa/Levodopa is primarily used to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (e.g., shakiness, stiffness, difficulty moving), but it does not slow down the disease or stop it from getting worse. Inactive Ingredients: - Fd&c Blue No. 2 - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate Ref: DailyMed

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light pink oblong pill, line in center, no marking

Hi, i am on Ropinirole 2mg, twice per day, but the latest ones i have got, are different from the ones i usually get on prescription, i have had the generic requip, but not these, they are in a bottle and the maker is MYLAN, they are film coated, but with no markings at all, been trying for hours to identify, but Mylan pills all have markings on them, any help greatly appreciated, thanks

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Pill Imprint 123 H

Found a beige colored pill with 123 on one side and H on the other ## The closest match I can find to your tablet is manufactured by Heritage Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 1mg of Ropinirole, it is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, and RLS. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, sleep actions, and odd dreaming. Is there anything I can help with? ## I have a pill that has 123 on one side and H on the other side. What is it used for?

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White oval pill P7

What is a small white oval flat pill with p7 on it? On the opposite side, it has what looks like a chart with lines on it. ## Hi Nadia, Based on the description provided, I was able to locate a flat white oval pill with P | 7 on one side and on the back it's scored & imprinted with the Boehringer Ingelheim company symbol on either side of the score (I'm assuming that this could be what you're describing as a chart with lines on it). At any rate, this pill reportedly contains 0.25 mg of Pramipexole dihydrochloride monohydrate; also known as Mirapex. It also is said to contain the following set of inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, cornstarch, magnesium stearate, mannitol, and povidone. Mirapex is marketed for use in treating Parkinson's as well as RLS (r...

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What Can I Do For Restless Legs I Take Carpidopa

My legs are very jumpy and restless. I need to know what I can go about it. Right now I take carpidopa ## Have you consulted your doctor about treatment alternatives, if this isn't working for you? There are other medications available to help treat RLS, such as Ropinirole: You can learn more about the condition and treatment options here: ## I just started on 300 mg gabapentin hoping it will help. Have you improved with anything? I have PLMD (periodic limb movement disorder) which leaves me so fatigued everyday. ## If you would like to avoid prescription meds, try taking magnesium which relaxes muscles. Also research the supplement called Mucuna and read reviews on Amazon.

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Side Effect of Stopping Requip

Can dry mouth be aside effect when you come off Requip? My Mother just came off the drug and she is constantly swallowing and complaining of dry mouth. Before this she drooled all the time. ## YES DEFFINETLY, SHE NEEDS TO LEARN TO DEAL WITH IT IF SHE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT THE MED. OFFER SIPS OF WATER THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND SUCK ON HARD CANDY. MAKE SURE TO DO GOOD ORAL CARE OFTEN ## What are the possible side effects of nexito 1mg. How do we discontinue the mediation ?. Will there be any withdrawal symptoms ? ## Yes, it is always possible to experience such an issue, when stopping a medication, other withdrawal effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and diarrhea. Suraj, Nexito contains Escitalopram, it is most commonly used to treat depression, and anxiety. If it is being disc...

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Pill Purple Small Round

G Imprinted On one Side 2 On top of 57 Otherside coated dark purple ## please I need to know what this is ## This tablet contains 3mgs of Ropinirole, it is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease and RLS. It can cause side effects, such as: orthostatic hypotension, nausea, dizziness and hallucinations. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## Chill - you can find out in five seconds on the same internet you spent so much longer on to posti questions. The answer below is correct.

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