ropinirole


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ropinirole

 [ro-pin´ĭ-rōl″]
a dopamine agonist used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of Parkinson's disease; administered orally.

ropinirole

/ro·pin·i·role/ (ro-pin´ĭ-rōl″) a dopamine agonist used as the hydrochloride salt as an antidyskinetic in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

ropinirole

(rō-pĭn′ə-rōl′)
n.
A dopamine agonist, C16H24N2O, used in its hydrochloride form to treat Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome.

ropinirole

an antiparkinsonian agent.
indication It is used to treat parkinsonism.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Life-threatening effects are hemolytic anemia, leukopenia, and agranulocytosis. Other adverse effects include psychosis, hallucination, dystonia, depression, dizziness, constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence, rash, sweating, tachycardia, hypertension, hypotension, syncope, palpitations, blurred vision, impotence, urinary frequency, pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, and dyspnea. Common side effects include agitation, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, dry mouth, and orthostatic hypotension.

ropinirole

A drug with dopamine-like action used to treat PARKINSON'S DISEASE. A brand name is Requip.
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Persons with at least one delivery of levodopa, entacapone, tolcapone, ropinirole, pramipexole, apomorphine, bromocriptine, or selegiline.
Major finding: The proportional reporting ratio, similar to the relative risk ratio, was significant between pramipexole, ropinirole, cabergoline, bromocriptine, rotigotine, and apomorphine on one hand, and a variety of impulse control disorders on the other.
We selected Staccato ropinirole as the basis of the next product candidates planned in our pipeline, based upon our belief of the need for better therapies for patients with RLS or PD.
A five-year study of the incidence of dyskinesia in patients with early Parkinson's disease who were treated with ropinirole or levodopa.
And medications like ropinirole hydrochloride (Requip) can tame PLMD.
In 2005, the drug ropinirole (Requip) became the first drug specifically approved by the FDA to treat mild to moderate RLS.
The Senemet and Ropinirole tablets were in one of two handbags stolen from the boot of a Ford Fiesta after the window was smashed.
ropinirole, pramipexole) were able to easily switch overnight to an effective regimen of rotigotine transdermal patch.
See your doctor for more information about a new medicine called ropinirole to treat RLS.
Yesterday GlaxoSmithKline reported that evidence presented at an international conference on the subject showed that sufferers of Parkinson's Disease who were treated with its drug Ropinirole witnessed a significantly reduced risk of developing dyskinesias which is one of the primary disabling features of Parkinson's.
A Cardiff inquest heard how an anti-Parkinson's disease medication called Ropinirole could have caused Mrs Ainsworth to fall suddenly asleep at the wheel.
This is the largest controlled trial of ropinirole in RLS conducted to date, and the results affirm the efficacy and tolerability findings from previous small studies.