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Although it is not a cure Mirapex eases the symptoms of Parkinson's disease--a progressive disorder marked by muscle rigidity weakness shaking tremor and eventually difficulty with walking and talking. Parkinson's disease results from a shortage of the chemical messenger dopamine in certain areas of the brain. Mirapex is believed to work by boosting the action of whatever dopamine is available. The drug can be used with other Parkinson's medications such as Eldepryl Sinemet and Larodopa.

ADULTS

The usual starting dose is 0.125 milligrams 3 times a day. If necessary your doctor may increase the dose every 5 to 7 days until the maximum dose of 4.5 milligrams a day is reached. Dosage is usually increased gradually to minimize the drug's potential side effects. If you have kidney disease your dose may be lower.

CHILDREN

The safety and effectiveness of this drug in children have not been established.
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Mirapex

Brand Name Prescription Drug

Pronounced: MERE-a-pecks

Generic name: Pramipexole dihydrochloride
Although it is not a cure Mirapex eases the symptoms of Parkinson's disease--a progressive disorder marked by muscle rigidity weakness shaking tremor and eventually difficulty with walking and talking. Parkinson's disease results from a shortage of the chemical messenger dopamine in certain areas of the brain. Mirapex is believed to work by boosting the action of whatever dopamine is available. The drug can be used with other Parkinson's medications such as Eldepryl Sinemet and Larodopa.

ADULTS

The usual starting dose is 0.125 milligrams 3 times a day. If necessary your doctor may increase the dose every 5 to 7 days until the maximum dose of 4.5 milligrams a day is reached. Dosage is usually increased gradually to minimize the drug's potential side effects. If you have kidney disease your dose may be lower.

CHILDREN

The safety and effectiveness of this drug in children have not been established.

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