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by milliga
Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:06 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: MIRAPEX MAKES ME HUNGRY
Replies: 28
Views: 6540

Weight Gain

I have been on Mirapex for about 8 months and have gained about 50 lbs. I always want to eat even when I'm not hungry. I understand Requip has the same side effects.

I also have some anxiety which I believe is another side effect...
by milliga
Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:06 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: MIRAPEX MAKES ME HUNGRY
Replies: 28
Views: 6540

Weight Gain

I have been on Mirapex for about 8 months and have gained about 50 lbs. I always want to eat even when I'm not hungry. I understand Requip has the same side effects.

I also have some anxiety which I believe is another side effect...
by milliga
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Clonazepam withdrawal
Replies: 80
Views: 16796

Clonazapam?? AGAIN

I was on clonazapam several years ago for my RLS. I had to keep increasing my dosage and afterwards was switched to Mirapex plus a sleeping pill (Zopiclone) about a year ago. I often am not able to sleep in the last 6 mos and want to go off Zopiclone. Now I'm wondering if I could go back on Clonazap...
by milliga
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Quitting Mirapex - Tell me about it ----GOOD NEWS
Replies: 21
Views: 4651

Mirapex Problems

Thanks for the input. I am going to the doctor tomorrow. One thing i didn't mention was that for the last 8 months i've been on Zopiclone to help me to go to sleep. I looked it up on the web and found out I should have only taken it for 5-7 DAYS!!!! Why did my doctor keep prescribing it and why didn...
by milliga
Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Quitting Mirapex - Tell me about it ----GOOD NEWS
Replies: 21
Views: 4651

Get me off of Mirapex! please...

Hi, I am a 50 yr old woman who has had RLS & secondarily PLM for about 15 years. For about 10 years I was on ever- increasing dose of clonazapam. I had no trouble going to sleep but woke up at 3 am going nuts. I wa next on Lorazapam and Levocarb but I found my symptoms moving earlier in the even...

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