90 patient evaluations for Pramipexole

Mar 1, 2020 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Jan 12, 2017 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Mirapex IR is still working well for me. I use it for restless legs & as dopamine agonist for PD.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Apr 20, 2016 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Nov 10, 2014 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For a brief time I took this in its XR formula with great success. It seemed not to cause as much daytime somnolence in this form. But it was a 4th Tier drug and my cost for 3 months was $600. I tried it for 3 months & then went to the immediate release. I am struggling with drowsiness & trying to remember the noon dose.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Oct 14, 2011 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It eliminates the restless legs syndrome I used to suffer with.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Oct 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), weight gain, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Apr 11, 2018 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: same as above
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Nov 4, 2017 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Aug 10, 2017 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

May 25, 2017 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Eat crackers when taking it to help with nausea
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Jan 17, 2017 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Eat crackers before taking the drug
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Oct 10, 2016 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: No problems
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Sep 14, 2016 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Eat crackers.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Jul 10, 2016 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Sep 16, 2015 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Eat crackers when taking it to help with nausea
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Jan 24, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting, gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Severly vomiting. Stopped the drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

Aug 26, 2008 (Started Oct 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (gambling urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good medicine for Parkinsons, but can make you want to gamble.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: gambling urges, nausea and vomiting

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 24, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily

Aug 27, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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