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MIRAPEX ER is the brand name for pramipexole and is available as an extende-release oral tablet.

What dosages is MIRAPEX ER available in?

What dosages is MIRAPEX ER available in?

MIRAPEX ER is available as a 0.375 mg, 0.75 mg, 1.5 mg, 2.25 mg, 3 mg, 3.75 mg, and 4.5 mg extended-release oral tablet.

What is MIRAPEX ER used for?

What is MIRAPEX ER used for?

MIRAPEX ER is a dopamine agonist that is used to treat parkinson’s disease.

How does MIRAPEX ER work?

How does MIRAPEX ER work?

MIRAPEX ER is a dopamine agonist. It’s not completely known how pramipexole works. But it’s thought to raise dopamine levels in the brain to help improve movement problems for people with Parkinson’s disease or restless legs syndrome.

How do I take MIRAPEX ER?

How do I take MIRAPEX ER?

MIRAPEX ER is typically started at 0.375 mg by mouth once daily. If needed, your provider might raise your dose every 5 to 7 days to up to 4.5 mg once daily.

Is it safe for me to take MIRAPEX ER?

Is it safe for me to take MIRAPEX ER?

MIRAPEX ER is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

MIRAPEX ER Common Side Effects

MIRAPEX ER Common Side Effects

Common side effects of MIRAPEX ER:

  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling in arms or legs
  • Fatigue
  • Hallucinations
  • Dry mouth
MIRAPEX ER Serious Side Effects

MIRAPEX ER Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with MIRAPEX ER. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: fever, sweating, stiff muscles, confusion, not aware of your surroundings, fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Severe muscle damage (rhabdomyolysis): dark brown urine, severe muscle weakness or pain, fever, tiredness
  • Impulse-control behavior: intense urges for certain behaviors (e.g., gambling, shopping, binge eating, engaging in sexual activity)
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on MIRAPEX ER

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on MIRAPEX ER

The following medications may interact with MIRAPEX ER:

  • Dopamine antagonists: May diminish the effectiveness of MIRAPEX ER
Who makes MIRAPEX ER?

Who makes MIRAPEX ER?

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Is MIRAPEX ER safe in pregnancy?

Is MIRAPEX ER safe in pregnancy?

MIRAPEX ER may cause harm to your unborn baby based on animal studies. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.


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