... I went to a neurologist recommended by RLS told me to take a quarter of mirapex 3 times a day. ... (0 replies)
... Been taking Mirapex since late Oct. Have been on 1mg for about a month or so now. ... (0 replies)
... Before I started on Mirapex my legs and hand shook all the time. I've been told the hands aren't related to the RLS, because it's Essential tremor. ... (2 replies)
... I'm now on 1 mg of Mirapex. No signs of restless legs when trying to fall asleep. However, I had to cut back my Amitriptyline and Bentyl that I take for Irritable bowel. That's causing me to wake up around 6 and not be able to get back to sleep. I cut it back because Mriapex is causing constipation. I'm happy with the results of Mirapex. No legs jumping or hands shaking... (5 replies)
... I'm on my second round of Mirapex. I'm up to .25 mg and on Saturday I increase it to .50. So far seeing some positive signs. With this weeks dose I'm sleeping somewhat better. I'm getting to sleep straight through from about midnight (an hour after taking meds) until maybe 5 or 6 then I wake up every hour or so, but fall back to sleep pretty easily. Only side effect is... (5 replies)
... e always been with falling asleep. I have taken 1200 mg of Neurontin and 10 mg of Ambien and 25 mg of Amitryptline to aid with sleep. Now I'm taking .125 mg of Mirapex and find I'm waking up numerous times a night. I'm due to increase it to .25 mg on Sunday. Does anyone know if Mirapex causes this? ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with RLS around 1997 and have been on Mirapex for more than a decade. After nearly a year of sleep issues my doctor decided to ween me off Mirapex and onto the Neupro patch. Been on it four weeks now and seems to work. However, whether due to its use or something else, constipation has become an issue. ... (0 replies)
... Mirapex (Pramipexole) gave me horrible side effects. Everyone is different but for me it almost made me feel like I had the flu each morning and very bad nausea. I just wrote a new topic about my symptoms in this very forum. Take a look. But nothing seems to work for me and I'm desperately searching for answers trust me. When you go a week with only a few hours sleep and... (1 replies)
... have such muscle aches that it takes me several hours each day to move easily and comfortably. I have tried getting off mirapex on my own and that was hell. I could not sleep for 3 days and finally gave up. ... (1 replies)
... I have been on mirapex for years now all of a sudden it does not work I have been on a lot of stress do I take something for stress or stop mirapex My doctors got me on klonopen,which does not help. ... (0 replies)
... Hello I have been taking Mirapex and Horizant for RLS (Mirapex for a couple of year and Horizant in the past few months). I think the HOrizant is causing me to have overall unhappiness, withdraw from others. My temper has gotten very short fused as well.
Has anyone else taken Horizant had this experience with Horizant.
Looking to get some advice if you have made a... (0 replies)
... I'm having the same problem with mirapex and insomnia. I don't know what to do about it. I go to sleep late, dream terrible dreams, wake up early and have to get up. ... (13 replies)
... Has anyone successfully gotten off Mirapex? I have made a few weak attempts, but the longest I went without taking it was 3 days, during which time I slept maybe 4 hours total. I was a total wreck and just couldn't continue. I went back on Mirapex; however, I am miserable about the dependency, the weight gain, and need to take more now than when I started. Anyone out there... (0 replies)
... To top it off, my rls was very minor when I stupidly mentioned it to my neurologist who recommended Mirapex. I believe Mirapex has augmented my rls, making it worse. Anyone have thoughts on that? ... (13 replies)
... sorry if i made you think the fish oil was good for rls...no, i meant for the insomnia....my rls has only been helped with mirapex a parkinson drug. ... (13 replies)
... has anyone tried fish oil for insomnia? I hear it works, if so, then i wont give up the Mirapex cause it really works for rls (13 replies)
... i have been taking mirapex for eight years and now its causing me to get about three hours sleep a nite. i wonder in taking melatonin will help but find the two are not to to be mixed. ... (13 replies)
... Hi To ALL .. This is my story with RLS .. i have had a sleep study and found out that I have RLS and also Sleep Apnea. My Doctor at that time put me on Requip at 4mg well it worked great for about maybe 5 months or so then it did not help my feet from moving around .. So then he tried a muscle Relaxer called Flexeril at 10 mg that did nothing at all for my feet so now as of... (1 replies)
... Last night I was outside on the deck, laying on the lounger, and my husband was having fun with me, putting ice on my chest, and on my toes, I did not wake up, passed out cold, for like 2 hrs he said. He told me you were passed out cold, and I did not even know it !!
Could this be due to the Mirapex, I've read about..........? (0 replies)
... Hi SkipperH! I was happy to respond because this type of interaction has taught me quite a bit about some other health issues.
I think it is kind of funny that both of us have a problem about 7-8PM if we don't take the medication (I also take the generic of Mirapex now). I only have to move my legs or feet when the medication has not yet kicked in so I have no other body... (3 replies)