What drug class is requip?

Asked By: Broderick Wehner
Date created: Fri, Jun 4, 2021 5:53 PM
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Ropinirole is in a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement.
Answered By: Asa Jacobson
Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 7:56 PM

Drug class -is this the class for you?

Drug class -is this the class for you?
Brand name: Requip, Requip XL Drug class: Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents. Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on April 28, 2021. Uses; Warnings; Dosage; What to avoid; Side effects; Interactions; What is Requip? Requip (ropinirole) is a dopaminergic agent and it has some of the same effects as dopamine, a naturally occuring chemical found in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associated with Parkinson's disease.
Answered By: Ransom Langosh
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 8:03 AM
Requip is a short-acting prescription medicine containing ropinirole (usually taken 3 times a day) that is used to treat Parkinso's disease. It is also used to treat a condition called Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).
Answered By: Katrina Zieme
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 12:45 PM
Ropinirole, sold under the brand name Requip among others, is a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS). In PD the dose needs to be adjusted to the effect and treatment should not be suddenly stopped. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include sleepiness, vomiting, and dizziness.
Answered By: Wellington Mraz
Date created: Sun, Jun 6, 2021 10:52 PM
Requip may cause RLS symptoms to come back in the morning (rebound), happen earlier in the evening, or even happen in the afternoon. What is Requip? Requip is a prescription medicine containing ropinirole used to treat moderate-to-severe primary RLS. It is also used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
Answered By: Immanuel Schiller
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 2:11 AM
Ropinirole is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease (stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control). Ropinirole is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS). Only...
Answered By: Cleve Funk
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 3:20 AM
Ropinirole is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS). It may improve your sleep by decreasing the urge to move your legs and decreasing uncomfortable/unpleasant feelings in the legs.This...
Answered By: Ilene Leffler
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 3:59 AM
Requip XL/Ropinirole/Ropinirole Hydrochloride Oral Tab ER: 2mg, 4mg, 6mg, 8mg, 12mg Requip/Ropinirole/Ropinirole Hydrochloride Oral Tab: 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 3mg, 4mg, 5mg
Answered By: Ulices Kohler
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 5:28 AM
My health care company decided that Requip is no longer a formulary drug,so I have switched to benztropine. Unfortunately, I had to switch during the last full moon and really did not get but a couple hours of sleep for 3 days.
Answered By: Ron Lind
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 12:48 PM
Ropinirole is available as the brand-name drugs Requip and Requip XL. It’s also available as generic drugs. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. In some cases, they may not...
Answered By: Zackery Kuhic
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 3:32 PM
Ropinirole is in a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement. How should this medicine be used? Ropinirole comes as a tablet and an extended-release (long-acting) tablet to take by mouth.
Answered By: Tod Hagenes
Date created: Mon, Jun 7, 2021 4:16 PM
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