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... I have been on requip for a little over a year now. My neurologist had me start with a half a pill for the first week. My script was for 30mg tablets. ... (28 replies)
... I have had RLS and insomnia since childhood but only diagnosed by neruologist for last 6 months. ... (4 replies)
... but I see some people here take it for their RLS. He also gave me Requip today....but do I need requip if I am taking the topomax? ... (8 replies)

... I find the Requip to have a sedating effect taken about an hour before bedtime, and makes me very sleepy. ... (13 replies)
Mirapex vs requip
Aug 25, 2001
... Would anyone have the time to tell me the different side effects you have experienced with either Mirapex or Requip? I'm especially interested in insomnia/somnolence and weight gain/loss Thanks (2 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. the new drug out for rls called requip (i think) had my eyes open all nite and was expensive. have you tried mirapex? if not, do, and let me know how it works for you. medicare covers if you have medicare. (13 replies)
... I took my first dose of Requip XL last night along with my regular robaxin and ambien. ... (0 replies)
... Petals, Excellent questions. Unfortunately, I didn't realize I was compulsive until my life was totally ruined. I lost everything I had, including a wife, savings, car, jobs, health. I was hospitalized in 2001 for depression. The neuropsychiatrist assigned to my case asked me how long I had been on Mirapex and I told him since the spring of 1998. He asked when the... (3 replies)
... in the morning and I'm wide awake. I took my drs advice and upped the requip to 4mg...bad idea. ... (12 replies)
... I took requip for the past 4 years. It helped but still didn't get rid of my RLS completely. ... (2 replies)
... I read through the posts and found interesting information. It does not look like a lot of traffic on forum but if you reply I will check back and respond. I have had RLS since I was 16 or younger and am now 59. I just dealt with it until I was 39 when 1st Dr. prescribed Klonopin (K). It worked great for 20 years until I found there is a significant increase in chance of... (0 replies)
... I have been diagnosed. That is why my doctor prescribed requip for me which helped tremendously but did not completely take all of the aggravation away. I still had many nights where my legs bothered me, but not so severly. ... (18 replies)
... till. I am on cloud nine, and it is still surreal, not getting up all night after a lifetime of every drug on the planet. Im finally treating the RLS, versus the insomnia from the RLS. it works. i have no stake in Recuip.. ... (2 replies)
My cure for RLS
Aug 17, 2008
... ent back to the same thing again...in and out of bed, rubbing my legs, and that went on for a couple of years! I eventually looked on the internet and read about REQUIP so i went back to my doctor begging to try this. She agreed but had to get permission first to prescribe it for RLS. I got some in the end. ... (0 replies)
... ent back to the same thing again...in and out of bed, rubbing my legs, and that went on for a couple of years! I eventually looked on the internet and read about REQUIP so i went back to my doctor begging to try this. She agreed but had to get permission first to prescribe it for RLS. I got some in the end. ... (8 replies)
RLS question
Aug 3, 2006
... o is the one who has it. He got put on requip and and sleeping medicine for insomnia. ... (3 replies)
... I'll finally be asking my psych. to start me on Remeron, after trying so many other psych. and non-psych. drugs to alleviate my insomnia, which is caused by both positional sleep apnea and Periodic Leg Movement Disorder. I'm interested in comments from those who have used Remeron for similar reasons, their experiences and dosage histories. Thanks (FYI, I've already... (2 replies)
... It was comforting to read all this, I thought I was losing my mind. I spend a good part of my day vigorously shaking out my right arm to get it to "stop," whatever it is it's doing, which is primarily making me nuts. I have done a great deal of research on RLS (I am a medical editor and have written several programs on insomnia), as well as discussed "restless arm" with... (26 replies)
Mirapex vs requip
Aug 26, 2001
... I have tried mirapex, it made me feel great, but within 1-2 hrs I experianced terible leg pain. Thats all I know about it, I got off within a week Thanks Rick ------------------ (2 replies)




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