Requip is used in the treatment of parkinson's disease which causes stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control and also to treat restless leg syndrome (rls).
How it Works
Requip is a dopamine-receptor agonist. Requip acts on the same receptors in the brain as dopamine. In effect, Requip acts like a substitute for dopamine and this helps to ease the symptoms caused by parkinson's. Requip may be used alone, or in combination with other medicines to treat Parkinson's disease.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Requip can include the symptoms below; Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Edema, Fainting, Sleepiness, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Dyspepsia, Hallucination, Confusion, Viral infection