112 patient evaluations for Ropinirole

holmesa
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holmesa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Aug 21, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

May 31, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

May 5, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Jan 19, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Jan 10, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Jun 30, 2014 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Sep 23, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

  • 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Nov 22, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, Indigestion, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Fatigue, Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

Aug 15, 2011 (Started Oct 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Binge eating in evening, Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, 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: Swelling in ankles, Muscle cramps, Pain, Fatigue, Indigestion, Lack of concentration, Swelling in feet, Nausea

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babsinfisk
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babsinfisk
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
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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Oct 2, 2015 (Started Jul 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for RLS (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

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woofhound
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woofhound
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:M58y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:16y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 1, 2015 (Started Dec 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Three times daily
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.

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Wavewatcher
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Wavewatcher
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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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

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God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
58 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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May 30, 2014 (Started Apr 18, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Internal restlessness (akathisia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Restlessness)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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KatB
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KatB
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 40
Condition: Dermatomyositis 42 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Dermatomyositis

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for RLS (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 RLS (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

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

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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

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Robert51
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Robert51
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 64
Condition: Restless Legs 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: n
I have:
Restless Legs

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Jun 24, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for RLS (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 RLS (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 RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Queasiness, Queasiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily

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SCRABBLE37
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SCRABBLE37
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Off
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 11, 2013 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Daytime sleepiness, Tiredness, Nausea, Pain, Fatigue, Rash or skin problems, Dry skin, Swollen feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 18 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

Jan 20, 2010 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Daytime sleepiness, Tiredness, Nausea, Pain, Fatigue, Dry skin, Swollen feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Daytime sleepiness, Tiredness, Nausea, Pain, Fatigue, Dry skin, Swollen feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

Nov 22, 2008 (Started Nov 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Daytime sleepiness, Nausea, Pain, Fatigue, Dry skin, Swollen feet)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Fatigue, Daytime sleepiness, Pain, Nausea

  • 0 helpful marks
Wayne Lampe
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Wayne Lampe
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Dec 15, 2012 (Started Nov 20, 2005)

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

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Nov 20, 2005)

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

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