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by MaryAnneW
Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Anyone experiencing cardiac symptoms on requip or pramipexol
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: Anyone experiencing cardiac symptoms on requip or pramip

Yes I am now on atenolol for extra beats from my cardiologist. I have a past history of afib. I did go see a neurologist last week that was recommended from this site. He was great explaining all about RLS and medication treatments. He changed me to extended release 1.5 mg and .5 at night. It is wor...
by MaryAnneW
Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Anyone experiencing cardiac symptoms on requip or pramipexol
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Anyone experiencing cardiac symptoms on requip or pramipexol

While still on requip in June I started having shortness of breath at times and now on pramipexole still having it. I did have afib in the past that was corrected before having RLS. I go to a new dr, a neurologist, on 26th. Did see a cardiologist and go back for a followup on a stress test I just ha...
by MaryAnneW
Tue Aug 04, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Pramipexole Problems
Replies: 87
Views: 14178

Re: Pramipexole Problems

Sorry about my typin g and spelling, really tired now.
by MaryAnneW
Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: ropinirole and me
Replies: 18
Views: 2179

Re: ropinirole and me

Dr put me on 1 mg of pramipexole. So far no RLS during day or in arms. Still not sleeping well. Anyone have any heart issues caused by the meds? I have been having some irregular rhythms.
by MaryAnneW
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Pramipexole Problems
Replies: 87
Views: 14178

Re: Pramipexole Problems

I have been on this drug at 1mg for about three weeks now as my dr took me off requip at my request as I had horrible acid reflux, and indigestion. I also experienced RLS in my legs and arms. I was on requip for over a year and had my dosage increased from 1mg to 4mg. I wake up every morning between...
by MaryAnneW
Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: New and Concerned
Replies: 7
Views: 472

Re: New and Concerned

I called my primary dr for a referral to the neurologist and his nurse got back to me and said that he said I could double my dosage of pramipexole and I he just started me on 1 mg this week . I told her that is the last thing I want and I just want to see someone who specializes in RLS so hopefully...
by MaryAnneW
Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: New and Concerned
Replies: 7
Views: 472

Re: New and Concerned

Since I started the pramipexole on Turesday I have been able to sleep and slight indigestion in morning. I haven't had symptoms during the day and they start about 7pm. I found a neurologist on this site that specializes in movement/ RSL in Roanoke which is about 26 miles from me that I plan on call...
by MaryAnneW
Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:54 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: New and Concerned
Replies: 7
Views: 472

New and Concerned

Hi I am Mary Anne from Va. and was diagnosed in March 2014 by my primary physician at my yearly physical. He listened to my symptoms and said I had RLS and prescribed Requip 1mg to start. He didn't explain about it being a neurological disorder just said what I had. After a month he increased me to ...
by MaryAnneW
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: ropinirole and me
Replies: 18
Views: 2179

Re: ropinirole and me

I am currently on this fx for past year. Started off on 1mg now up to 4mg. It is giving me acid reflux overnight and indigestion for most of the day. Have been taking 4 mg since March. Now I get RLS during day and at night tingling in my hands and arms. I was so sick yesterday I had chills and nause...