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.
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ropinirole

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

A drug with dopamine-like action used to treat PARKINSON'S DISEASE. A brand name is Requip.
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