What is Pramipexole Powder?
Pramipexole Mirapex Powder has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Mirapex is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control. Mirapex is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS).
Immediate-release tablet (Mirapex) is approved to treat either Parkinson symptoms or RLS. The extended-release tablet (Mirapex ER) is only approved to treat Parkinson symptoms.
Pramipexole Powder Dosage
Pramipexole can be taken with or without food.
1.Parkinson’s disease initial treatment in patients with normal kidney function: The usual recommended starting dose (using immediate release tablets) is 0.375 mg/day given in three divided doses. Dosage may be increased gradually every 5 to 7 days.
2.Parkinson’s disease maintenance treatment: The usual recommended dose range is 1.5 to 4.5 mg/day administered in equally divided doses every 8 hours.
3.Restless leg syndrome dosing: The recommended starting dose is 0.125 mg taken by mouth once daily 2-3 hours before bedtime. Dosage may be increased every 4-7 hours. Dosage should be increased every 14 days in RLS patients with severe or moderate kidney impairment.