112 patient evaluations for Ropinirole

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Aug 26, 2010 (Started Nov 12, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 12, 2010 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: There is no "cure" in taking these drugs, and for as long as I can, I'd rather be without. Trying to go along/manage by means of alternative nutrients and therapies
Side effects: dizziness with nausea

Apr 12, 2010 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had less pain in right leg and arm, and I was able to sleep during night. It has not however eliminated the pain in foot/toes and hand/fingers
Side effects: dizziness with nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 5, 2010 (Started Jun 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (back pain, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches, back pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 23, 2010 (Started Nov 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was not producing enough positive results, so we discontinued and switch to another med.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2010 (Started Jun 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 20, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (daytime sleepiness, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Requip is a wonderful medication but it has a bad side and thjat is to increase OCD behaviors. So be careful and take note of behaviors that are not normal
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (edema (fluid retention), tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, edema (fluid retention)

Feb 17, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: tiredness, edema (fluid retention)

Jan 27, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: tiredness, edema (fluid retention)

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (leg edema)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: leg edema

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (numbness in feet up to shins, swelling in feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in feet up to shins, swelling in feet

Apr 16, 2010 (Started Feb 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Side effects: numbness in feet up to shins, swelling in feet

  • 0 helpful marks

May 14, 2010 (Started Apr 06, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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