User Reviews for Neupro
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Reviews for Neupro to treat Restless Legs Syndrome
Review by Carmar (taken for 1 to 6 months):
I have suffered with restless legs syndrome for years. Tried Requip and it made me horribly sick on my stomach within 30 minutes after taking it. Then tried Mirapex and still had major symptoms. Then came NEUPRO! WOW! I could live again! It has changed my quality of life extremely! But the patch doesn't stay on well so I use paper tape to keep them on the whole 24 hrs. Was able to get a reduced payment on medicines for $10.00 a month for 12 months for 30 day supply. Insurance would not cover it.
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October 22, 2014 10:13 PM
Review by Hoff1 (taken for 1 to 6 months):
I have suffered from restless legs syndrome since the age of 18 but at that time and until my 40's I would get long bouts of remission. Once I hit my 40's the RLS became relentless, not only in my legs but also my arms and strange sensations to touch in my fingers. I tried Mirapex but had horrible nightmares. Then I tried Requip for many years but started getting augmentation during the day. Increasing the dose helped for a little while and then it just got even worse. I have been on the Neupro patch for several months and it does control the symptoms very well. Have only had a few mild episodes. However, the patch makes me extremely sleepy in the daytime which is a big problem as I work full-time and have fallen asleep at work.
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September 18, 2014 3:34 PM
Review by not miserable anymore:
I started taking the 2mg patch for severe Restless Leg Syndrome, so bad I was having to take Sinemet all day and night for relief. I was miserable with rebound effects and waiting for the Sinemet to kick in. Now that I've been taking Neupro, it has been life altering. I can sit for hours and not be miserable and sleep very well at night. Finally, a medicine that does wonders for me. YAY!
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January 24, 2014 2:59 PM
Review by giddyflapperchic (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Neupro patch is the BOMB!!!!! My RLS bothers me even during the day, but with Neupro slow release patch, no leg jitters. AWESOME!!!!! I just can't say enough about it. My provider has been giving me samples, so I have not had to pay as of yet, I just hope it isn't very expensive, would hate to not be able to continue use due to the out of pocket cost.
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October 23, 2013 8:56 PM
Review by Restless Leg (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
After trying carbidopa/Levadopa, Mirapex, Requip, & gabapentin, the Neupro is the best.
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September 7, 2013 4:29 AM
Review by worf traveler (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Neupro has been a lifesaver, in combination with Mirapex. I just couldn't get the restless legs syndrome under control with medication, but Neupro immediately took care of all trace of restless legs syndrome. I am a 60 year old female who has suffered since my teen years.
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July 22, 2013 10:21 PM
Review by CarlavIllanova (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Three hours after I first put on the Neupro patch for the first time, I felt like I was reborn. I suffered from restless legs 24 hours a day and was heading for a serious meltdown. After about 4 or 5 months, the restless legs returned on occasion. I stopped drinking diet coke and continued the patch. I have been restless legs free for almost a year and I feel like a new person. I am a woman, age 64. I started with Restless Legs Syndrome in my early twenties but only occasionally. When I was 60, they came almost regularly, then 24 hours a day. My neurologist put me on every pill imaginable. They would work for a month and RLS returned with a vengeance. My husband searched the Internet and found Neupro. My doctor prescribed it and I am back to normal.
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June 5, 2013 8:50 AM
Review by mamalouann:
My only complaint is allergic to adhesive of patch but Relief of symptoms has out weighed the reaction to adhesive.
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May 19, 2013 9:01 AM
Review by Suckstobeme (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Works ok however I have had severe restless legs the last 5 days with periodic leg movements.
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September 30, 2012 10:08 PM
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