User Reviews for Neupro

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9.5/10 Average Rating

8 Ratings with 8 User Reviews

Compare all 21 medications used in the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome.

Reviews for Neupro to treat Restless Legs Syndrome

Review by Hoff1 (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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8.0

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:

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10

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):

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10

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):

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10

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):

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10

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):

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10

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:

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9.0

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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