What is Ropinirole ER?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Requip Modutab

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Ropinirole ER is an extended release anti-Parkinson's agent used to treat the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). It may be used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe primary Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Parkinson's disease 9 3
Muscle spasms 1 0
Restless feeling in legs 1 0
Slow movement (bradykinesia) 1 2
Tremor in right hand 1 2
Tremor in right leg 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ropinirole ER

Side effect Patients
Daytime sleepiness 1
Hallucinations 1
Headaches 1
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ropinirole ER

Dosage Patients
2 mg daily 3
1 mg daily 1
12 mg daily 1
16 mg daily 1
20 mg daily 1
8 mg three times daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Ropinirole ER

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ropinirole ER after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Ropinirole (Requip) 3

Patients stopped taking Ropinirole ER and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Ropinirole (Requip) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ropinirole ER.