Mirapex is a prescription medication that is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease including muscle spasms, poor muscle control, stiffness, and tremors. Mirapex may also be prescribed to treat restless legs syndrome. Mirapex contains pramipexole and has the same effects as the natural chemical dopamine.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Mirapex include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of pramipexole:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Mirapex?
If you miss a dose of Mirapex, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Mirapex?
Mirapex is available in strengths of 0.125mg, 0.5mg and 1.5mg. Generic pramipexole is available in a strength of 1.5mg.