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Old 10-18-2009, 09:32 PM   #1
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Question Mirapex Side Effects?

Hi, I am interested in what side effects anyone has experienced on it? I have been taking it for a week or two and my body seems to ache. I was really tired at first but think the pain is more of an issue. I would appreciate hearing anyone's experiences.

thanks,

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Old 11-21-2009, 07:06 AM   #2
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Re: Mirapex Side Effects?

I take Mirapex at night. Seems to help "restless leg" and leg cramps. Couldn't take it in the morning because it put me to sleep. (I take Azilect in the morning and Sinemet 3X a day.)

 
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Old 12-19-2009, 07:13 PM   #3
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Re: Mirapex Side Effects?

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hi, i am interested in what side effects anyone has experienced on it? I have been taking it for a week or two and my body seems to ache. I was really tired at first but think the pain is more of an issue. I would appreciate hearing anyone's experiences.

Thanks,

dave
i'm not saying it has but i was on mirapex for almost five years and i developed a habit or addiction like habits...like gambling and hypersexuality

 
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Re: Mirapex Side Effects?

Gambling and/or other addictions is a known side effect of Mirapex. My cousin, who has Parkinson's, had to stop taking it as he was staying awake gambling on line for literally days at a time...he once went over 3 days with no sleep.

I think if you're aware of the side effects and you find yourself getting this side effect, you'll be able to recognize it and stop the Mirapex immediately.

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Old 02-05-2010, 08:11 PM   #5
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Re: Mirapex Side Effects?

I stopped taking Mirapex a month ago. The side effects were not pleasant.

 
Old 02-06-2010, 07:34 PM   #6
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Re: Mirapex Side Effects?

I am on Requip 4 times per day, helps a little, but I won't take any drugs unless I have to for the very reasons ya all list. I am 63 and figure a little pain and shaking, just isn't worth the side effects. I have to admit sometimes I am tempted when the symtoms get real bad. Doctor agrees with me, she brings up the side effects, addiction and the length of time any one drug will work is at best temporary or makes things much worse. When they mention surgury I run like H, well you know,

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Re: Mirapex Side Effects?

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Hi, I am interested in what side effects anyone has experienced on it? I have been taking it for a week or two and my body seems to ache. I was really tired at first but think the pain is more of an issue. I would appreciate hearing anyone's experiences.

thanks,

Dave
I have taken the drug and felt the same effects. I had the Pharmacist run a scan and she told me aches and mussle cramps are some of the known side affects. So, I went right back to the doctor and changed medicenes. Use requip now.

Case

 
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