Mirapex(pramipexole) What a are Your Experiences?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by techno, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. techno

    techno New Member

    Hi folks....

    I was thinking of trying Mirapex (pramipexole) for Fibro.
    Has anybody here tried it and what are your own feelings
    on this drug?
  2. techno

    techno New Member

  3. MssDarla

    MssDarla New Member

    I take 4 pills every night along with ambienCR. It has solves my restless legs (knock on wood) I sleep like a baby.

    I haven't solved my daytime pain yet.
    [This Message was Edited on 07/07/2006]
  4. LouiseK

    LouiseK New Member

    It was prescribed for me but I was too chicken to take it. It works on dopamine, right?

    Was this prescribed for you by FFC?

    I am still thinking of trying it.

    Please keep us posted if you do.
  5. alaska3355

    alaska3355 New Member

    But I've been on Mirapex for 6 years for RLS. It has been a lifesaver for me- otherwise, I couldn't sleep since I'd be walking all night.
  6. Manwithfibro

    Manwithfibro New Member

    Don't ask me why? Made me flare up.
  7. Daisys

    Daisys Member

    Mirapex at .25 controlled RLS for me. At .75 it helped control my appetite, which has always been revved up for me. I was really glad to not be bothered by hunger constantly. I heard that at higher doses, it also works well for FM, but by then I'd started on Xyrem. I came off the mirapex because xyrem takes care of RLS and the 2 together can become a problem (too much dopamine in the brain). I was getting shaky in the morning until I stopped taking the mirapex.

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