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  1. Creatine and Folic acid
    ... I have just added these to my requip and stalevo. Has anyone taken these and what has been...

  2. Amantadine and Azilect
    ... mini-strokes that was causing the problems. Tried Requip and that didn't work, finally Sinemet in 2005 and...

  3. Stage Three
    ... since 2001 in both knees, very bad. I was prescribed requip 1mg three times a day and stalevo 50 3X. I wpu;d appreciate...
    ... since 2001 in both knees, very bad. I was prescribed requip 1mg three times a day and stalevo 50 3X. I wpu;d appreciate...
    ... November. I don't know where stage 3 came from; I take Requip 1mg 3x and stalevo 50 3x. The tremor is much better...

  4. Mother's Diagnosis with Parkinson's
    ... 18 months. He has tremmors which is controlled by Requip , but the weakness in his left arm is still there....
    ... was diagnosed about 3 years ago. I started taking ReQuip and that didn't do a thing for me. I then started...

  5. Azilect
    ... been stable for this time. (I also take 1mg 3/d of Requip )...

  6. PD Symptoms
    ... lot better now. I take .5mg of azilect 1/d and 1mg Requip 3x/d Did you have MRI's and other tests? Have...
    ... while taking these - I've even forgotten my mid-day Requip many days. sunshine...
    ... i was on requip, just diagnosed this june. requip has not helped me at all. i'm 76 years old and i have...
    ... side weakness. I take .5mg azilect 1/day and 1mg requip 3x/d but the main problem I have is a gait issue which...

  7. eating
    ... six months, but we just got a new prescription for requip as the mirapex is so expensive. she should be on ... the requip sometime next week when the mirapex is finished. ...

  8. new treatments for Parkinson's disease
    ... it more efficiently. I saw a quick improvemnt with Requip , the Azilect is more subtle but the doc says there...

  9. Newly Diagnosed
    ... saw expects that to be fine. He wants to start me on requip and azlitect next week. I've read there is some...
    ... that you would need right now, and I would defer the requip ....
    ... for you, again, only you can decide. I was put on Requip at first and it did nothing for me. I did not notice...
    ... Welcome - I'd question two drugs at once. Requip did great for me for over a year for leg stiffness...
    ... was stiffness behind the knee. A very small dose of Requip helped that almost immediately. So - I live with ... weakness, and some tremors in the right side. I take 1mg Requip 3x/d and .5mg Azilect 1x/d. A new MRI in Dec 07 shows...

  10. Eeg Test
    ... neuro but that's how he has me diagnosed for now. Requip helps my muscle spacticity but I only take 1mg 3x...

  11. requip anybody?
    ... I've been on Requip for about a year 1mg/3x a day. Noticed a big improvement ... tomorrow. I had such an immediate improvement with the Requip that I called the doc and stopped at the 1mg/3x a...
    ... I haven't been on requip . I am taking Azilect 1MG a day. No real side-effects...
    ... Yes, my husband has been on requip for a year. He only takes .05mg every 4 hours. ...
    ... I've been on Requip since the day it was available. I've had PD 15 yrs ... Azilect, Neupro patch etc but always came back to Requip . If I take it without eating I will yawn and yawn...
    ... Thanks for the info. I'm on 1mg 3x/day of Requip and .5mg 1x/day of Azilect. I have weeks that are ... as long as possible but I wouldn't mind upping the requip if it would help. My eyes tear and I yawn about...

  12. Medication not being digested
    ... his bag when they change it. His primary meds were Requip and Sinemet. Apparently they were time-release pills...

  13. Im shuffling along.....
    ... and he convinced me to try Azilect in addition to Requip . I'm hesitant but we'll see....

  14. Dyskinesia
    ... wondering if it will get a lot worse. I have tried Requip , but it doesn't work for me. Thanks, Betty...
    ... wondering if it will get a lot worse. I have tried Requip , but it doesn't work for me. Thanks, Betty...

  15. posture
    ... first meds about two years ago. The Dr. put me on Requip . It did not do anything for me at all. Then he put...
    ... just want to "pipe in" that so far (about 10 months) requip has helped my walking a bit - still no arm swing unless...
    ... just want to "pipe in" that so far (about 10 months) requip has helped my walking a bit - still no arm swing unless...

  16. Early stage Parkinson's
    ... stage where the doc isn't sure I have PD or not, but Requip helps my gait issues so I'm grateful to that. I swim...
    ... I'd like to know more about Azilect. I've taken Requip for about a year and that helps my muscle spacticity...

  17. New to Site
    ... than others and a minor "resting tremor". I take 1mg Requip 3x/d. I exercise by swimming, walking (treadmill...

  18. Amantadine
    ... suggestion, I now take 1 100 mg at noon, with my Requip and Azilect. Life is better. I am not exhausted...

  19. isradipine blood pressure medication for Parkinsons
    ... don't even have Parkinsons. I also take Azilect, Requip , Amantadine for my PD....

  20. PD and Exercise
    ... docs see like not blinking enough. I take 1mg of requip 3x a day. I get tired late afternoon and into the...

  21. Dbs
    ... have permanent damage in my spinal cord). I'm trying Requip and feel that best I have since my problems started...

  22. Just told I have PD
    ... confusion. The neuromuscular doc talked me into trying Requip and frankly it seems to be doing something - that...

  23. Any of you use APOKYN ?
    ... I'm 59 years old, and have had PD 9 years. I'm on Requip and Stalevo. Thanks for your feedback regarding...

  24. Strange symptoms at 26 - Could it be PD?
    ... About a year and a half ago I started medication. Requip did nothing for me, but when I started Sinemet I finally...

  25. Total Exhaustion
    ... to do anything! This is normally when my dose of Requip is wearing off, and I have to wait 1/2 hr - 1hr before ... best as I can. I am on virtually the maximum dose of Requip , so I cant up the doseage. Does anyone know, would...
    ... Dr about sinemet, maybe bromocriptine to go with. Requip is not commomly used here in Canada. Although I think...

  26. Coenzyme Q10
    ... enough to make a difference? Are they compatable with Requip , and who has tried them with or without sucess. My...
    ... will get her advise to see if CQ10 is compatible with Requip , if it is then i'll give it a go! Thanks again...

  27. Sleepiness
    ... My husband has tried Levadopa and Requip . Both make him SO sleepy and he doesn't seem to build ... resistance to it. He's got leg cramping so he's trying the Requip . Levadopa gives him nausea and sleepiness. So far ... , the Requip does not make him nauseated, but it does make him ... leg cramps are still around, but he's only been on requip for a week. Also, does anyone have lightheadedness...
    ... it is helping him to just stay the same. I take requip for restless legs. Different people take it for different...

  28. Younger Parkinsons wife frustrated !
    ... and was diognosed with PD when I was 45. I am on Requip at the moment (23mg/day). When the meds kick in...
    ... and was diognosed with PD when I was 45. I am on Requip at the moment (23mg/day). When the meds kick in...

  29. Parkinson's and Lyme Disease
    ... Parkinsosn? I am currently on Azilect, Amantadine and Requip (2.5 mg 3 times a day). I'm not sure that this is...
    ... I'm "stable" and taking .5mg Azilect 1/d and 1mg Requip 3x/d. I've asked several neuros and neuro surgeons...

  30. Is there any difference in symptons:
    ... lumber problems and some arthreitis. Ive been Taking Requip for about 8 months now but really hasnt helped ;my...

  31. Possible PD - mom outside the US
    ... last my mom was diagnosed with PD and started taking Requip . She took it for about 2 months, but didn't see any...

  32. lipitor and parkinson's
    ... Well guess what, now I have Parkinsons. I'm taking Requip but to me it's like feeding quarters to a slot machine...

  33. Parkinsons & Restless Legs?
    ... family dr. and see what he says or will do it. I take Requip also. I do not have Parkinsons (at least not yet...

  34. Tremors Help?
    ... but still moderate. I have tried Ropinirole ( requip ), Parcopa and sinemet. I didn't like the nausea...

  35. CoQ10
    ... diagnosed with PD, and started with a sample trial of Requip . I have a slight tremor, so the very beginning stages ... . After the Requip ended I wanted to try something else with less side ... day, and have much better response than I did with Requip without any side effects. Have any of you tried this...
    ... diagnosed with PD, and started with a sample trial of Requip . I have a slight tremor, so the very beginning stages ... . After the Requip ended I wanted to try something else with less side ... day, and have much better response than I did with Requip without any side effects. Have any of you tried this ... one free by buying direct from them) I have tried requip , parcopa and sinemet. I experienced bad cases of nausea...

  36. Meds issues
    ... affected and my tongue also, The Neuro started me on Requip sample kit. About the 7th week I saw no improvement...
    ... affected and my tongue also, The Neuro started me on Requip sample kit. About the 7th week I saw no improvement...

  37. Next Medicine for Parkinsons?
    ... carbidopa/levidopa) Mirapex, Tasmar, eldypril, Tocapone, requip , and several more that I don't remember rignt now...
    ... 3x per day which was added in april 2005, and also REQUIP 2mg 5x per day. My doctor added Requip for I was taking...

  38. Sound Like Parkinson's?
    ... is a medicine used for Parkinson's Disease, called REQUIP , this is one of the meds that I take. I read recently ... that REQUIP is being used successfully for the RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME...

  39. Parkinsons and CQ10
    ... stiff. He also is on medication from the doctor called Requip 5mg twice a day. He also takes a vitamin B complex...

  40. halucinations
    ... They have cut back the sinimet, dispensed with the requip and another one I can't remember the name of, and...
    ... They have cut back the sinimet, dispensed with the requip and another one I can't remember the name of, and...

  41. Meds
    ... and he took me off the sinemet and just has me on requip .... well it makes me so tired to where i cant hardly...
    ... and he took me off the sinemet and just has me on requip .... well it makes me so tired to where i cant hardly...
    ... and he took me off the sinemet and just has me on requip .... well it makes me so tired to where i cant hardly...

  42. My girlfriend is only 20 and has Parkinsons....
    ... later on, and start an agonist such as Mirapex or requip . These are potent drugs and all have side effects...

  43. Requip and Hiccups
    ... diagnosed recently with P.D. and have been taking Requip for almost three months. I am wondering if others...

  44. Looking for a new Movement Disorder Specialist
    ... diagnosed with Parkinsons for (2) years. She now takes Requip 7mg, 3 times a day, but is calling Monday for an increase...

  45. restless leg syndrome and pain help!!
    ... drugs of choice are the parkinson's drugs Mirapex and Requip . Bruce Is Requip new? I know this person is on...
    ... Requip isn't really new, but compared to other similar dugs ... mirapex, and their would be no advantage of switching to requip . I take clonazepam, and it might relax the leg...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. Am I Imagining This?
    ... 6 months post accident. Tried a medication called Requip . It made me have very strange sexual nightmares,...

  2. New here and wondering about dx? How are they sure?
    ... in 8 wks. So my primary instead hands me samples of Requip and says try those and see if that helps. My husband ... he seems to not be liking the answers..He takes the Requip samples out of my hand and says this isn't going to...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. insomnia after only 3 hours sleep
    ... I took my first dose of Requip XL last night along with my regular robaxin and ambien...

  2. weird feeling in my feet and legs when sitting still
    ... diagnosed during an overnight sleep study and take Requip , 1 mg about an hour before sleep. I think some other...

  3. is anyone elses rls cramping?
    ... too. that was when he diagnosed me and sent me the requip . the medicine is doing nothing tho. after this, i...

  4. restless muscles and fatigue problems
    ... latest drugs used for this condition are Mirapix and Requip , but remember any drug has adverse side effects and...

  5. Questions??
    ... is just awful. wondering if it is rls at all. im on requip and it hasnt help one bit.:)...

  6. My nan has restless legs, how can i help her?
    ... treated for RLS for the last 5 years with the drug Requip (ropinrole HCL) 1 mg each night, about an hour before...

  7. just don't know what to do
    ... tell them it doesn't work) Now I'm on Adartrel (aka Requip ) 1mg per day at night and that isn't working either...
    ... tell them it doesn't work) Now I'm on Adartrel (aka Requip ) 1mg per day at night and that isn't working either...

  8. my cure for RLS
    ... I eventually looked on the internet and read about REQUIP so i went back to my doctor begging to try this. She...

  9. Proper dosage of Requip?
    ... program where they were testing what we think was Requip . It worked wonders for him so after the study ended ... and Requip was put on the market for RLS he went to his doctor...
    ... would suspect that the benicar is the problem and the requip dosage is not. ALthough I did not take requip,...

  10. Restless Leg and Celebrex?
    ... think I have had RLS longer than that. I have been on Requip since April, and some nights here lately I have had...

  11. Has anyone found help for severe RLS with magnesium?
    ... it comes in). I've tried ALL of the possibilities ( Requip , Mirapex (both made me too sick) Neurotin, Lyrica...

  12. legs getting bad
    ... and restless leg syndrome. I was given a c-pap and requip . I had never noticed my restless legs before the treatment...
    ... dopamine stimulating properties (which is similar to how Requip works). Of the many suspected RLS causes, dopamine ... give your brain some time to re-adjust (after the Requip ) and then perhaps try some of the alternative therapies ... get back to normal for you after being off of the Requip ....

  13. rls doctors
    ... medications are available for treatment. I was taking Requip and before that Mirapex with good effect. Recently ... been a miracle. Things are so good I no longer take Requip ....

  14. mirapex vs requip
    ... My experience (and that of most people) is that Requip is basically an inferior version of Mirapex in terms ... not recommend using another dopamine agonist (like Requip ) as a substitute. Your neurologist may have some ... published (Jan 2008) meta-analysis of all the Mirapex and Requip studies done so far: [url]http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih ... med_RVDocSum[/url] Summary: Mirapex is superior to Requip in terms of efficacy and fewer side effects....

  15. feeling desperate-meds problems
    ... The meds do not seem to agree with me. I first tried Requip , and didn't have any problems at first. Then, I started...
    ... The only medications I had tried were Requip and Mirapex. I will definitely look into the other...

  16. what can i take instead of mirapex
    ... The best medications in general are mirapex and requip . There is just nothing like these in the over-the...

  17. New here, anyone happy w/Requip?
    ... bullet and asked my doctor about meds and we went w/ Requip . I have only been on it two days. We are starting ... unbearable to try a sleep a full night), and now the Requip . At some point soon, we will attempt to find the...
    ... personal accounts I read, Mirapex is far superior to Requip in terms of efficacy and fewer/milder side effects ... . Unfortunately, Requip was the first to get FDA approval (and has spent tons ... advertising), so, a non-specialist will often prescribe Requip first. Mistake! Check through other forum posts ... takers refer to Mirapex as their "miracle drug" and Requip -takers refer to Requip as a "necessary nightmare" ... published (Jan 2008) meta-analysis of all the Mirapex and Requip studies done so far: [url]http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih ... Pubmed_RVDocSum[/url] Summary: Mirapex is superior to Requip in terms of efficacy and fewer side effects. Ask...
    ... I haven't been happy with Requip either. I need more and more of it to be able to...

  18. Need tips, advice on restless leg syndrome!!!!!!!HELP
    ... day with all the back,leg,neck,arm pain 1st he tried requip didn't work,then he tried mirapex the miracle drug ... motivated I recomend asking your doctor about mirapex or requip for rls it saved my life...
    ... it has lessened rls, and I am not so shakey. Does Requip make you shakey/nervous jitters? I have now been...

  19. does amitriptyline help restless legs
    ... has never helped RLS, just recently I was put on the Requip starter pack, and noticed a differance right away ... go crazy and they never did...my doc had me try the Requip for starters to see if it was RLS because I have Fibromyalg...
    ... I eventually looked on the internet and read about REQUIP so i went back to my doctor begging to try this. She...
    ... I have had RLS for 18 years now. I tried Requip and it worked great for about 5 months. But like any ... earlier in the day) If you notice, I haven't seen a Requip commercial on TV for several months now, I wonder...

  20. Why do people have RLS?
    ... just recently diagnosed me with RLS and I am trying Requip ; I'm on day 4 of taking it. I take a combination of...
    ... taking magnesium helped with my RLS. I was taking requip with good effectiveness. Thankfully, I now that take ... magesium 3 times per day I no longer need to use the Requip . You may want to talk to your doctor first because...
    ... Regarding Requip ... It is important for you to get the dosage level ... of Requip correct. The wrong dosage can cause people to either...

  21. Restless Body Sensations
    ... tired I am the worse it is but I don't want to take requip during the day because it makes me sleepy. I wish ... but when I try to listen it just gets worse. I take requip usually 4 or 6 mg as early as I can before going to...

  22. Any ideas- please help
    ... Is that the generic for requip ? I am not familiar with that name. I take Klonopin ... out any side effects. I have read a lok of posts on requip and some have problems others do not. Regarding...

  23. RLS, Parkinson's and Requip
    ... I wonder how closely related they are. I was on requip for about a year but it stopped working and when my...
    ... almost twice my normal body weight since I started the requip ? I'm on 9 mg a day but he says I could go up to 24...

  24. Nicotine and Caffiene
    ... Newbie here. Hope this helps. I have RLS. Was put on Requip right when it came out on the market. It worked wonders...

  25. What is RLS and does my fiancé have it?
    ... every night as can be addicting. Some folks are on requip . Others have luck with a bar of soap (learned today...
    ... Magnessium, iron, soap, Mirapax, Neurontine ect.... The requip worked for about a year but when I had to up my dose...

  26. Restless Leggs or Not?
    ... still having the problem, I requested a sample of Requip . Well, before I feel asleep, felt like pins and sharp ... for about 2hrs. Anyone else have this problem with Requip ? I really don't think I have restless legs. Just...
    ... I didn't find that Requip helped at all. I have the same symptoms as you...not...
    ... [QUOTE=DeannaSusannah;3246572]I didn't find that Requip helped at all. I have the same symptoms as you...not...

  27. Rls
    ... MY QUESTION IS-I TAKE REQUIP ,3MG EACH NIGHT AT 8PM. iT IS NOT HELPING ANYMORE ... 25 MG AND I WANT TO KNOW IF I CAN TAKE IT WITH THE REQUIP TONIGHT....

  28. What kind of soap in bed helps???????
    ... worth a try and like I said IT WORKED FOR ME... I take Requip but only on the days that it really bothers me due...


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