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pramipexole/pram·i·pex·ole/ (pram″ĭ-pek´sōl) a dopamine agonist used in the form of the dihydrochloride salt as an antidyskinetic in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
A dopamine agonist used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
an antiparkinson agent.
indication It is used to treat parkinsonism.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity prohibits its use.
adverse effects Life-threatening effects are hemolytic anemia, leukopenia, and agranulocytosis. Other adverse effects include psychosis, hallucination, depression, dizziness, constipation, impotence, and blurred vision. Common side effects include agitation, insomnia, nausea, anorexia, and orthostatic hypotension.