Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Requip
  2. Requip XL

Descriptions


Ropinirole is used alone or with other medicines to treat Parkinson's disease.

It is also used to treat a condition called Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). RLS is a neurologic disorder that affects sensation and movement in the legs and causes the legs to feel uncomfortable. This results in an overwhelming feeling of wanting to move your legs to make them comfortable.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Extended Release