Active Ingredient(s): Ropinirole
FDA Approved: * September 19, 1997
Category: Parkinsons

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

Requip Overview

Ropinirole, sold under the brand name Requip among others, is a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS).[2] In PD the dose needs to be adjusted to the effect and treatment should not be suddenly stopped.[2] It is taken by mouth.[3] Common side effects include sleepiness, vomiting, and dizziness.[3] Serious side effects may include pathological gambling, low blood pressure with standing a...

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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?

side effects

Can dry mouth be aside effect when you come off requip?. My Mother just came off the drug and she is constatly swallowing and complaing fo dry mouth. Before this whe droolled 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 disco...

color of requip XL tablets

pink, oblong pill ## What are the marking on the tablets in question? Can you please post back and clarify? This information would enable someone to research them for you. This medication is most commonly used to treat Parkinson's symptoms, and RLS. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, fainting, and muscle stiffness.

Burning from Requip

I started Requip 5 days ago. My Nuerologist put me on it because my body shakes and jerks and I drop things. I have SLE Lupus, Carpel Tunnel in both arms, wrists and hands. Rhumatoid Arthritis, Seronegative Arthritis, Osteoarthritis. He diagnosed with me Psoriatic Arthritis Friday. My skin started burning the second night. On a scale of 1 to 10 I am a 7-8 everyday. Does anyone elses body jerk? Did you get put on Requip for anything els besides RLS? He says it's similar but my whole body has it. chest arms legs, face and I am wondering if this will go away? ## Jerking can be a symptom of such conditions, as well as a side effect of this medication, according to FDA reports, and yes, this medication is often used to treat other conditions as deemed appropriate by your doctor. It has a...

Requip during pregnancy some misconceptions

I wrote on here last year asking about the effects of requip on an unborn fetus. My RLS was beyond unbearable and the higher the dosage I took the worse the symptoms got. By the time of delivery I was up to 4 mg a day and still only got 2 hours of sleep if I was lucky. I was actually more afraid of my mental health affecting my baby at that point. I recall a few people on this forum shaming me for taking this medication and the risks I was exposing my baby to. My OB shamed me and pretty much everyone using some arbitrary animal study where the dosage was about 10 times higher than a human dosage. I just wanted to report that my daughter is one year old and is absolutely perfect in every way. Not one thing was or is wrong with her. She was born a healthy 7 pounds 8 ounce with no issues. ...

Requip and nausea

Nausea starts about 1hr after taking the medication, which is 1 mg and lasts for about an hour, does it ever go away? ## How long have you been taking it? Side effects are usually transient and tend to go away, once your body gets used to a medication, but that may take about 4 to 6 weeks. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include stomach pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea and dry mouth.

Med Comco

Can I take Requip and Xanax at same time for severe RLS ? ## Hello, Austin! How are you? I didn't find any problems or interactions listed between these two medications, but it's always best to double check such information to be sure. But, that should be fine, as long as your doctor approves. The FDA warns that Xanax carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. The typical side effects of Requip may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, vomiting and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?

Big round white pill no imprint

I was wandering if this white round no imprint pill is a generic requip ## Hello, Missy! How are you? No, all U.S. prescription tablets are required by law to have an imprint to enable their identification in case of emergency. Thus, any tablet without an imprint can be ruled out as a prescription product. It is most likely just something that's available over the counter. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a big round white pill that's smooth on both sides with no imprints. Bottle says 350 mg Carisoprodol

28 weeks pregnant and Requip has stopped working for me: I'm desperate.

I've been on 1mg of Requip since the first trimester with no adverse effects on the baby. Now, in my third trimester the RLS has become unbearable and I've had to increase the dosage to 3 mg a day, not all atonce. The medication has started to make me ill to the point where I'm vomiting multiple times a day. And its still not working great. I am terrified that the increased dosage will hurt my baby but without it I literally will get no sleep. I have tried everything including taking iron supplements. Nothing works. This is ruining my life. Does anyone have any insight into whether or not this increased dosage is dangerous? Thanks so much. ## Hello, BethAnn! How are you? Congratulations on the pregnancy. Since you are pregnant, it would really be best to consult your doctor ...

prampexole .125

OH LORD, tonight is the first night of taking this med. for RLS. Fell a sleep around 9pm woke at 9:30 after Horriable abnormal dreams. with my Heart Racing. Back to sleep at 10:30 & again Horriable Abnormal dreams & again Breathing hard & heart racing, It is now 12:24 AM & I am scared to death to go back to sleep. What is going on? HELP! ## From the message above I forgot to mention I ad taken the Drug Pramipex .125. I tried to fall back to sleep once & woke immedetatally with another disturbing dream. Have not sleep since. I am still feeling High Annxiety & not thinking straight. I must say I did not have any RLS & I do suffer nightly with this on a regular bases witch usally keeps me a wake nightly. I feel I am doomed. Have tried Requip & Klonopin with ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 3mg, 4mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 12mg, 2mg, 3mg, 4mg, 6mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Requip: (15 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0007-4882 Requip XL 12 mg 24hr Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4883 Requip XL 6 mg 24hr Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4885 Requip XL 2 mg 24hr Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4887 24 Hr Requip XL 4 mg Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4888 24 Hr Requip XL 8 mg Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4890 Requip 0.25 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4891 Requip 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4892 Requip 1 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4893 Requip 2 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4894 Requip 5 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4895 Requip 3 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0007-4896 Requip 4 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 54868-6093 Requip XL 2 mg 24hr Extended Release Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-470 Requip 1 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 63629-3760 Requip 1 mg Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack

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

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Requip for RLS 4 mg
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Requip and heart blockage
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Requip and nausea
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Requip interaction with flexeril
Does flexiril interact well with requip? ## There are no serious interactions listed, however, you should check with you... 1 reply
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Requip dangers!
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