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by earthbaby
Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:57 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Mirapex and palpitations
Replies: 13
Views: 3104

It's been 2 weeks and I am maintaining at 3/4 of a table .25 mg of Mirapex. I had to stop the Lexapro to calm the anxiety with the attacks and also to calm the legs. Once the that all was in place I cut back the Mirapex. I also have added 2 yoga classes a week, plus my own practice at home. In addit...
by earthbaby
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Mirapex and palpitations
Replies: 13
Views: 3104

Thank you. I had my second night with 3/4 of a tablet. I was careful to wind down my body in anticipation of sleep. I also looked up yoga poses to aid in the rls, which I got up and did at the first sign of a jiggle. I wasn't very sleepy, and I finally got to sleep around 11 or so and then I was up ...
by earthbaby
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Mirapex and palpitations
Replies: 13
Views: 3104

yes, i know. it's what we're trying to use at a very low dose to stop these palpitations. i don't know what to do. last night i took 3/4 of a tab of mirapex and i didn't have so much shakiness this morning. the g.p. mentioned that there may be something with the dopamine levels being affected by the...
by earthbaby
Sun Jan 14, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: How / What Kind of Specialist to Pick?
Replies: 1
Views: 514

How / What Kind of Specialist to Pick?

I am currently a patient of a neurologist, who was once very attentive, but went to becoming a doc/professor and is too busy to focus on patients. So, I am researching for another. From experience, is it best to start with a sleep center or find another neuro/movement disorder specialist? I've had s...
by earthbaby
Sun Jan 14, 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Augmenting already! This is pure He!!
Replies: 25
Views: 5165

Mirapex dosage

I am ready to quit my neuro - when I call the office to let them know the rls is getting worse, all i am told by the snooty nurse is that she spoke with a doc, usually mine is not available, and they say to increase it. I only take one pill, that night i took 1.5 and in the morning - i had no whites...
by earthbaby
Sun Jan 14, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Mirapex and palpitations
Replies: 13
Views: 3104

yep....

me too! I have been having what my g.p. calls anxiety or panic attacks. It started about a year ago, lasted one week and then left for another year. Since this October it has been on and off. I've been tested, tried hormone therapy, etc. My most recent set of symptoms is waking up in the morning wit...

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