Used alone or with other medications to treat Parkinson's disease. It can improve your ability to move and decrease shakiness (tremor), stiffness, slowed movement, and unsteadiness. Also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS)
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Nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, unusual sweating, headache, and dry mouth may occur.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug
Before taking ropinirole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
If you stop taking this medication for several days, you may need to increase your dose slowly back to your previous dosage. Talk with your doctor about how to restart the medication.
Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. If you suddenly stop taking this drug, withdrawal symptoms such as fever, muscle stiffness, and confusion may occur. To prevent these symptoms while you are stopping treatment with this drug, your doctor may reduce your dose gradually. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Some products that may interact with this drug are: antipsychotics (e.g., chlorpromazine, haloperidol, thiothixene), metoclopramide. Others include cimetidine, fluvoxamine, mexiletine, omeprazole, rifampin