113 patient evaluations for Ropinirole

Oct 11, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hypersexuality)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Aug 21, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

May 31, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

May 5, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Mar 19, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Mar 4, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Jan 19, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am now taking 1x8mg tablet in the morning. Side effects unfortunately include binge eating AGAIN.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Jan 10, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Jun 30, 2014 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Feb 26, 2013 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Nov 25, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Sep 23, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have titrated down from 16mg to 12mg to 8mg to 4mg BUT had to go back to 12mg due to pain, cramp, clawing etc however my binge eating has stopped & my ankles & feet are not swollen.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Dec 10, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Sep 28, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is the mainstay PD treatment. Lowering the dose by 25% caused cramping & tremor.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Difficult to titrate down - possibly due to it being slow-release
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

Jun 9, 2009 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain, fatigue, nausea, muscle cramps, indigestion, swelling in feet, swelling in ankles, binge eating in evening)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea, problems concentrating

  • 1 helpful mark
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