115 patient evaluations for Ropinirole

KatB
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped with joint pain in elbows and knees
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 21, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps prevent migraines
Cost: < $25 monthly

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LifesGardener
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LifesGardener
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 12, 2013 (Started Dec 21, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 7, 2011 (Started Dec 21, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this dosage was insufficient. Changed to Requip XL.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Tkiwi
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Tkiwi
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I have:
ALS

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Jul 6, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Cramps in legs: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Restless feeling in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Robert51
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Robert51
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 62
Condition: Restless Legs 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Restless Legs

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Jun 24, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

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Kinney
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Kinney
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
Parkinson's

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May 14, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: set back in management of Parkinson's disease. Therapist noted loss of balance, flexibility, stamina, unexpected decline in well being. Making it difficult to cope each day. I elected to pay for the brand name drug Requip Xl and now nearly back to normal. My drug company disapproved the brand name drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle cramps, Swelling in feet, Swelling in ankles

Apr 29, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Express Scripts switched to generic and I have had sever side effects ever since.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle cramps, Swelling in feet, Swelling in ankles

Mar 3, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Recently my drug provider changed from the name brand Requip to the generic brand. I have had numerous side effects: dizziness, low blood pressure, balance problems, stiffness in my body, just about impossible to get the company to change.
Side effects: Muscle cramps, Swelling in feet, Swelling in ankles

Mar 7, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Side effects: Muscle cramps, Swelling in feet, Swelling in ankles

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holmesa
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holmesa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 26, 2013 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Nov 25, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Sep 23, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Dec 10, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 16 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Sep 28, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Jun 9, 2009 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

  • 1 helpful mark
SCRABBLE37
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SCRABBLE37
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 11, 2013 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 18 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

Jan 20, 2010 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have found the increased dosage has brought back the initial sleepiness problems first encountered during my first few months taking Requip. I am sure it will fade into a mild side effect (hopefully).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

Nov 22, 2008 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

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Wavewatcher
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Wavewatcher
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Feb 4, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Restless feeling in legs: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Restless feeling in legs: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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

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Wayne Lampe
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Wayne Lampe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Dec 15, 2012 (Started Nov 20, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Nov 20, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
Christina22222
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Christina22222
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: TBI 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
TBI

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Dec 14, 2012 (Started Nov 07, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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