- What is Mirapex?
- Is Mirapex available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for Mirapex?
- Why is Mirapex prescribed to patients?
- What are the side effects of Mirapex?
- What is the dosage for Mirapex?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with Mirapex?
- Is Mirapex safe to take during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about Mirapex?
What is Mirapex?
Is Mirapex available as a generic drug?
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Generics are available for the immediate release tablets. Generics of the extended release tablets are not available.
Do I need a prescription for Mirapex?
Why is Mirapex prescribed to patients?
Pramipexole is used for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease, and moderate-to-severe primary restless leg syndrome.
What are the side effects of Mirapex?
The most common side effects reported are:
- somnolence (sleepiness),
- difficulty sleeping,
- weakness (asthenia),
- orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure),
- movement disorder (extrapyramidal syndrome),
- dry mouth,
- amnesia (memory impairment), and
- urinary frequency.
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