112 patient evaluations for Ropinirole

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Mar 23, 2017 (Started May 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 9 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 14, 2016 (Started Apr 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Aug 21, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

May 31, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

May 5, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Jan 19, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, binge eating in evening, swelling in ankles, swelling in feet, indigestion, muscle cramps, nausea, fatigue, Pain)
  • 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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Jan 10, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

Jun 30, 2014 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Sep 23, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (problems concentrating, binge eating in evening, swelling in ankles, swelling in feet, indigestion, muscle cramps, nausea, fatigue, Pain)
  • 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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

Sep 28, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, binge eating in evening, swelling in ankles, swelling in feet, indigestion, muscle cramps, nausea, fatigue, Pain)
  • 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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (problems concentrating, binge eating in evening, swelling in ankles, swelling in feet, indigestion, muscle cramps, nausea, fatigue, Pain)
  • 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: problems concentrating, swelling in ankles, muscle cramps, Pain, fatigue, indigestion, swelling in feet, nausea

Jun 9, 2009 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

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

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 2, 2015 (Started Jul 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (indigestion, excessive yawning, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Had to get off of it. side effects were too severe. was taking so many
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: indigestion, nausea, excessive yawning

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Jul 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (indigestion, excessive yawning, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: indigestion, nausea, excessive yawning

Feb 4, 2009 (Started Jul 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (indigestion, excessive yawning, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: indigestion, nausea, excessive yawning

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jul 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (indigestion, excessive yawning, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It works for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: indigestion, nausea, excessive yawning

Mar 3, 2008 (Started Jul 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive yawning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I couldn't live without it. I'm wondering if it is becoming less effective tho
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: indigestion, nausea, excessive yawning

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2015 (Started Dec 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: If I forget to take my mid day dosage I find my RLS hurting more and more, it certainly reminds me that I have missed my dose.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 7, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: They keep my legs from hurting as bad during the day so hence it helps my ability to walk.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 4, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking all 4mg for several years and they do me more good taking all four at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Medications are set up once a week to be taken 3 times a day for a week. If I miss a dose of this which I take 1mg at lunch and 3 at 8=9 pm I will be kicking like a mule before midnight and my legs killing me. Missing a dose is not an option.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped with joint pain in elbows and knees
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 21, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps prevent migraines
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2013 (Started Dec 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty falling asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 15, 2013 (Started Dec 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Changed to 4 mg tabs.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 7, 2011 (Started Dec 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this dosage was insufficient. Changed to Requip XL.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 24, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Queasiness, queasiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Need for increasing amounts worrying. What's going to happen when reach the 4mg a day stage.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 29, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Rebound/augmentation problems. Ask GP about Gabapentin and Pregabalin. Consider trying orgasm.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 23, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Queasiness, queasiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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