Mirapex Er

Active Ingredient(s): Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
FDA Approved: * February 19, 2010
Pharm Company: * BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM
Category: Parkinsons

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Mirapex Er Overview

Pramipexole (Mirapex, Mirapexin, Sifrol) is a dopamine agonist of the non-ergoline class indicated for treating Parkinson's disease (PD)[1] and restless legs syndrome (RLS).[2] Contents 1 Pharmacology 2 Side effects 3 Research 4 See also 5 References 6 External links Pharmacology Pramipexole acts as a partial/full agonist at the following receptors:[3][4] D2S receptor (Ki = 3.9 nM; IA = 130%) D2L receptor (Ki = 2.2 nM; ...

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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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
  • Tablet: 0.125mg, 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 0.75mg, 1.25mg, 1.5mg, 1mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 0.375mg, 0.75mg, 1.5mg, 2.25mg, 3.75mg, 3mg, 4.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Mirapex Er: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0597-0109 24 Hr Mirapex 0.375 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0113 24 Hr Mirapex 1.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0115 24 Hr Mirapex 3 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0116 24 Hr Mirapex 4.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0285 24 Hr Mirapex 0.75 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0286 24 Hr Mirapex 2.25 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0287 24 Hr Mirapex 3.75 mg Extended Release Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Pramipexole Dihydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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