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Gene Network Sciences Names Former Wyeth President of R&D Robert Ruffolo to SAB

...eg/Kredex) for the treatment of congestive heart failure and hypertension, dobutamine (Dobutrex) for the acute management of congestive heart failure, ropinirole (Requip) for Parkinson's Disease, eprosartan (Teveten) for hypertension. Dr. Ruffolo received his B.S. degree in Pharmacy in 1973, and his Ph.D. degre...

Drugs for Restless Legs Syndrome Have Downsides

...ues 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 adults. "This kind...

Medications for Restless Legs Syndrome may Trigger Compulsive Gambling

... ropinirole. Speculation is that the gambling problems are emerging now because the newer generation of dopamine agonists -- including pramipexole and ropinirole -- are targeting receptors located in brain structures involved in motivation, emotion and reward behaviors. Researchers theorize that, in some people...
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Once Daily, Extended-Release Ropinirole Improves Parkinson's Symptoms in Patients not Optimally Controlled With Levodopa

'Off' Time Reduced By an Average of More Than Two Hours Per Day RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 02, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding the once daily, investigational medication REQUIP(R) (ropinirole HCl) XL 24-Hour(TM) Extended-Release Tablets to Parkinson's patients' existing levodopa (L-dopa) ther...

U.S. FDA Approves Requip(R) XL(TM), the First and Only Oral Once-Daily Non-Ergot Dopamine Agonist for Parkinson's Disease

...Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. "Requip XL provides continuous delivery of ropinirole over 24 hours to provide smoother blood levels without the peaks and troughs that multiple daily doses typically deliver. It is an important once-dail...
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Dopamine drug leads to new neurons and recovery of function in rat model of Parkinson's

...This shows that the treatment affects the underlying pathology." Several previous studies point to the possibility that drugs like pramipexole and ropinirole might modify the course of PD, but this effect is difficult to test and has never been proven, says Dr. Eckman. While these drugs are useful in treat...
Ropinirole in Biological Technology

Mylan Announces Final FDA Approval for Ropinirole Hydrochloride Tablets

PITTSBURGH, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced that Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Ropinirole Hydrochloride Tablets, 0.25 mg (base)...
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