What is Ropinirole?
Ropinirole (active ingredient: ropinirole) is a dopamine agonist, a substance in the body which, among other things, affects muscle control. This substance reduces symptoms caused by the Restless Legs Syndrome. Ropinirole can be ordered online through the pharmacies working together with Dokteronline.com.
What is this medicine used for?
Doctors prescribe Ropinirole against the Restless Legs Syndrome. This is a condition wherein, while sitting or lying down, itching, tingling or pain occurs in the legs. These symptoms are reduced by motion, which causes the patient to constantly move his legs. Restless Legs Syndrome is not serious, but as one of its effects is insomnia, it does impair one in his normal life. Ropinirole reduces the symptoms and the urge to move the legs. This allows for a better sleep.
How to use Ropinirole?
If you are taking this medicine against restless legs, you should take it at least three hours before bedtime. Swallow the tablet whole with sufficient liquid. It is best to take the tablet with some food. The use of this medicine should usually be built up slowly. After the initial dose a doctor will increase the dose. It may therefore take some time before the medicine works optimally.
The partner pharmacies offer Ropinirole online in different strengths. A doctor will prescribe the right dosage. The guidelines for the starting dose in the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome is as follows:
- Adults: 1 tablet of 0.25 mg once daily. The dosage can be increased after a few days. Please follow the advice of a physician.
Ropinirole may cause side effects, although not everybody gets affected. The most common side effects of this medicine include:
- Nausea and vomiting;
- Dizziness, fatigue;
- Increase of the symptoms of the Restless Legs Syndrome.
Consult a doctor if you experience side effects. The leaflet provides more information about this topic.
When not to use this medication?
Ropinirole is not a suitable medicine for everyone. Do not use this medication if you:
- are hypersensitive to ropinirole or any of the substances used;
- suffer from severe liver or kidney disorders.
If you suffer from heart disease, psychological problems or other health problems, ask a doctor if this medicine is suitable for you. Always inform the doctor about any other medicine you are taking: Ropinirole can interact with certain other medications.
Pregnancy / driving / alcohol
Ropinirole is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.
Ropinirole can cause side effects such as dizziness or drowsiness. Do not participate in traffic if you suffer from one of these symptoms.
Alcohol can provoke or intensify side effects. Be careful with your intake of liquor.