Tag: "ropinirole" at medical news
ReQuip cuts risk of dyskinesias by 15-fold in early Parkinson's disease
...t of Parkinson's Disease.The data demonstrate that ropinirole
is a first-line option for the initialtreatment of early Parkinson's Disease," commented lead author of the study,Professor Olivier Rascol, Professor of Pharmacology at the Centre HospitalierUniversitaire, Toulouse, France. "This is important news f...
Baldness induced by dopamine treatments may be reversible
... treated with the dopamine agonists pramipexole or ropinirole
found that the hair loss stopped after the drugs w...tarted on pramipexole and subsequently switched to ropinirole
as dopamine therapy. In the first case, the patient's hair loss stopped within two weeks after she s...
New study shows ropinirole slows the loss of dopamine function in Parkinsons disease
...e commonly used drug. Investigators say the drug ropinirole
(brand name ReQuip ) slows the loss of dopamine, a...s slowed by over 30 percent in participants taking ropinirole
as compared with participants in a comparable stage of the disease taking levodopa. Three-dimensio...
Parkinson's medication linked to gambling
...as on pergolide. None of the other patients taking ropinirole
(a different dopamine agonist) or only levodopa we...bling relapse. Two of the patients who switched to ropinirole
also required additional psychiatric treatment, and one withdrew from the therapy program and later ...