Mirapex - a drug that stimulates dopamine receptors
 Mirapex - means reducing the severity of symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Pharmacological action

Mirapex stimulates dopamine receptors and thus reduces the lack of motor activity in Parkinson's disease. The active substance mirapex, pramipexole protects neurons from degeneration that occurs as a response to ischemia or methamphetamine intake of levodopa.

There are positive reviews of mirapex used for correction of the patient with the syndrome of "restless legs."

The experience of the drug showed that patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, it may take a long time, more than three years - its effectiveness medication is not lost.

Product form

Mirapex release tablets.

Analogs mirapex - drugs Pramipexole and Oprimeya.

Indications mirapex

Mirapex of instruction prescribed for Parkinson's disease, a syndrome of "restless legs."

In Parkinson's disease the drug is prescribed as an independent agent, or combining it with the drug levodopa.

Instructions mirapex: how to use

 Mirapex tablets
 Take tablets mirapex early treatment to 0, 375 mg per day, gradually increasing the dosage every 5-7 days. Thus, in the second week of treatment, patients taking 0, 75 mg on the third - 1, 5 mg, on the fourth - 2, 25 mg, in the fifth - 3 mg, the sixth - 3, 75 mg, and the seventh week - 4, mirapex 5 mg per day.

For maintenance treatment of drug administered in a daily dosage of 1, 5-4, 5 milligrams. Take the tablets in three steps.

Patients with chronic renal insufficiency drug administered in a smaller volume, depending on renal function parameters.

Treatment stopped gradually over weeks.

Analogs mirapex used the same scheme.

Side effects mirapex

The medicine can cause confusion, vegetative lability, abnormal thinking, hallucinations, drowsiness, fatigue, amnesia, anxiety, delirium, tremors, insomnia, leg cramps, arthritis, myasthenia gravis, bursitis, pain in the neck, chest, waist, abdomen, as well as nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth, vomiting, flatulence, sore throat, rhinitis, shortness of breath, sinusitis, cough increased.

There are reviews of mirapex, causing deterioration of libido, potency, increased frequency of urination, tachycardia, urinary tract infections, paralysis of accommodation, cataracts, arrhythmia, drop in pressure, angina, conjunctivitis, diplopia, hearing loss, increased intracranial pressure, weight reduction, hyperthermia, increased sweating and swelling.


Mirapex instructions contraindicated for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and patients who have found idiosyncrasy pramipexole.

Be wary prescribers with hypotension, renal failure.

When prescribing the medicine must take into account that it increases the concentration of Levodopa in the blood at 40%, and thioxanthene derivatives, phenothiazine, metoclopramide, butyrophenone reduce the effectiveness of drug treatment.