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A dopamine agonist, C16H24N2O, used in its hydrochloride form to treat Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome.

[(p)rop(yl) + (am)in(o) + -ir- (probably alteration of (h)y(d)r(o)-) + (ind)ole.]


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The most common drugs in this category used for sleep, specifically movement disorders, include Sinemet (levodopa/carbidopa), dopamine agonists such as Requip (ropinirole), and Mirapex (pramipexole) both FDA approved for restless legs in recent years.
He listed initiatives, including the requirements of TEEP that is forcing all local authorities to review their collection systems and assess the environmental benefits derived from them; the MRF Code of Practice aimed at improving material yield and quality from primary treatment plants; ReQuip the Resource Association's quality standard for raw material supply into UK reprocessing plants and the Recyclass Tool for improving packaging design for recycling.
5 billion, as Paxil faced generic competition in Japan and Europe and Requip and Lamictal XR faced generics in the U.
Current treatments for PD involve dopamine agonists--drugs such as Mirapex (pramipexole) and Requip (ropinirole), which functionally mimic the effects of dopamine in the brain--and Comtan (entacapone) in conjunction with levodopa, the widely-used and effective PD medication that converts to dopamine.
All the complaints under a "yellow card" scheme run by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency came from patients who took Ropinirole, known by the trade name ReQuip.
Prescribed drug ReQuip is taken to alleviate symptoms of the nervous system disorder, which causes shaking.
In a landmark ruling, GSK was ordered to pay damages of E400,000 ([pounds sterling]160,000) to Didier Jambart, who began taking Requip in 2003.
2010) ("Perhaps Requip is a cause of problem gambling, but the scientific knowledge is not yet there.
99 dyskinesias, dizziness, Mirapex dystonia, and constipation (pramipexole) motor somnolence, complications hallucinations, (2) edema (2) Requip $71.