113 patient evaluations for Ropinirole

excalibur212
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excalibur212
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
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Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Feb 21, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 12 mg Daily

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Sue4t2
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Sue4t2
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 67
Condition: Brain Tumor 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Brain Tumor

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May 14, 2011 (Started Sep 14, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I originally had ET and it has transformed into Parkinson, as diagnosed by my doctor. I am still having a problem accepting this. I had restless leg and was taking Ropinirole for that at night. She has just extending the dosage. I also had tremors when I wrote and head tremors. She is prescribing Topamax (changing to Zonisamide) for these. The propranalol worked best for me, but because of slow heart rate they will not prescribe now.
Side effects: Fatigue

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BaykayakR
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BaykayakR
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
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Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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May 3, 2011 (Started Apr 25, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Over time I began to have obsessive thought and behavior patterns and my ankles began to swell. As the dosage has been reduced my aerobic breathing has returned to nearly the levels before I began taking medication. At 8 mg or more I was unable to swim the regular distances I had been swimming previously
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in feet, Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in ankles, Obsessions, Breathing difficulty with activity

Sep 4, 2009 (Started Apr 25, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Long acting (XL) formula allows me to feel more normal.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in feet, Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in ankles, Obsessions, Breathing difficulty with activity

Sep 11, 2008 (Started Apr 25, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm taking Requip XL; the dosage is very steady and the sleepiness is more easily controlled.
Side effects: Swelling in feet, Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in ankles, Obsessions, Breathing difficulty with activity

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tiredoftired
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tiredoftired
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Overwhelming
31 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Apr 20, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Side effects: Nausea

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LifesGardener
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LifesGardener
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
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Mouth/throat: none
Arms: none
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 15, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment has reduced the number and severity of night time foot and calf cramps.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 31, 2011 (Started Mar 17, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Magzmom
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Magzmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
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Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 12, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

May 21, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with both tremor and restless leg syndrome.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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surf1015
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surf1015
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mood: Bad
Cognition: Severe
Autonomic: Mild
Head: mild
Arms: mild
Legs: mild
Tremors: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MSA

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Apr 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Diagnostic assessment: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for MSA (Multiple System Atrophy): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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daddytom
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daddytom
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 25, 2011 (Started Aug 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not stop youe meds with out your Drs approval And be sure you titrate down slowly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Frequent nausea

Jan 3, 2011 (Started Aug 26, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I need to be very careful and watch my actions. I do believe Requip makes OC. I have talked to my Dr and when I believe OC behaviour is effecting my marriage and my life in negative ways we will ty something else. It is a pain, but Requip does appear to help PD symptoms
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Frequent nausea

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englishtutor
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englishtutor
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
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Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 28, 2011 (Started Jul 16, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Nausea, Nausea sometimes, Dizziness with hypotension upon standing

Aug 17, 2009 (Started Jul 16, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Nausea, Nausea sometimes, Dizziness with hypotension upon standing

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parkinohio
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parkinohio
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
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Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 15, 2011 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

Jan 10, 2011 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: With doctor's advice stopped taking requip because of moderate feet and ankle swelling
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

Jun 11, 2010 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

Oct 30, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

Jun 23, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

Jan 15, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: reduction of Requip further reduced primary side effect of swelling of feet ankles. There has been no increase in my parkinson symptoms following this reduction. It seems that the positive results from the addition of Azilect about 6 months ago more than compensated for the benefits of the third Requip tablet. If this continues I plan to reduce Requip by 2 mg per day from 6 mg to 4 mg per day.
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

Dec 4, 2008 (Started Jun 12, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 9 mg Daily
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Swelling in feet, Pain, Swelling in ankles

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