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Posted by Bill
on August 01, 2000 at 13:26:51:
In Reply to: Mirapex timing posted by John Tillinghast on May 24, 2000 at 15:30:12:
You are not imagining things. Mirapex reaches is peak level in the blood (not necessarily the same as peak effect, but somewhat parallel) about 2 hours after ingestion. It has a half-life of 8-12 hours, meaning that 1/2 of it is gone, depending on the individual. Thus, the usual recommendation for RLS/PLMD is to take is 1-2 hours prior to bedtime - or even more, for those who have the paradoxical side effect of insomnia.
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