Drug Pramipexole Usage Linked To Gambling Addiction In Parkinsons Patients
Dr. M. Leann Dodd and colleagues from Minnesota medical center, Rochester has found new evidences between the usage of the drug Pramipexole, which is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and severe addiction to gambling // .
Pathologic gambling which is a severe addiction to gambling ...
Parkinson's Drugs Can Trigger Unhealthy Behaviors
...or hypersexuality, says a new study.
Mayo Clinic researchers found that one in six patients taking therapeutic doses of dopamine agonists, such as pramipexole
and ropinirole, developed unhealthy behaviors. But decreasing the dosage of these drugs may eliminate the problem.
For their study, the researchers...
Parkinson's disease medication triggers destructive behaviors
... a connection between dopamine agonist medications and compulsive gambling or hypersexuality.
Dopamine agonists are a class of drugs that include pramipexole
and ropinirole. They are commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease, but low doses also are used for restless legs syndrome. They uniquely stimulate b...
Parkinson's Treatment Drugs Even Out Over Long Term
...h 11 (HealthDay News) -- Two drugs -- levodopa and pramipexole
-- used to treat early stage Parkinson's disease e...mino acid that the body metabolizes into dopamine. pramipexole
binds with dopamine receptors on cells in the brai... effectiveness of the drug can wear off over time. pramipexole
is less commonly associated with dyskinesea and we...
Drugs for Restless Legs Syndrome Have Downsides
White and his colleagues looked at 14 trials of four nonergot dopamine agonist (NEDA) drugs, one of which never reached the market. The other three, pramipexole
(Mirapex), ropinirole (Requip) and rotigotine (Neupro) are the mainstays of treatment for a condition that affects 5 percent to 10 percent of American...
Early Parkinsons Show Hallucination,sleepiness
...er studies, we found being male, having multiple health problems and taking pramipexole
were independently associated with developing sleepiness, said Biglan. This...ent did not affect the risk.
Being female, having heart disease and pramipexole
treatment was associated with an increased risk of swelling.
Medications for Restless Legs Syndrome may Trigger Compulsive Gambling
...atients began taking one of two dopamine agonists, pramipexole
or ropinirole. Speculation is that the gambling pr...newer generation of dopamine agonists -- including pramipexole
and ropinirole -- are targeting receptors located ...she had been diagnosed with RLS and treatment with pramipexole
Her symptoms improved, however, ...
Stopping The Progression Of Parkinson's Disease
...sease may also be able to stop its progression say researchers . The drug, pramipexole
(Mirapex), is found to completely halt the neurotoxic effects of a chemical...oms similar to Parkinson’s in mice.
Studies in the past have shown that pramipexole
holds promise in protecting the brain against further progression of the di...
Spherics, Inc. Offers Once Daily Extended Release Formulation for Sustained and Stable Pramipexole Delivery
WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr.,
C.P.A. ("Finn"), Assignee of the assets of Spherics, Inc. ("Spherics") for
the benefit of creditors, announced today that all pharmaceutical
intellectual property will be sold at a sealed bid auction on October 10,
Barr Receives Final Approval for Generic Mirapex(R) Tablets, 0.125mg, 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg & 1.5mg
...laware. Under the terms of a Court Order, Barr has agreed not to launch
Dihydrochloride tablets product until the earliest of the
following occurs:...nitiating the patent
challenge process under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
Dihydrochloride tablets are indicated for the
treatment of the signs and sy...