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How long requip (ropinirole) is effetive for parkinsosn? Only several years?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: No guarantee it is:

Review the fda summary of trial data in the pi at: http://us.
Gsk.Com/products/assets/us_requip.Pdf Requip (ropinirole) is only a treatment for some symptoms, not a cure, with no certainty of either effectiveness, or duration for those for whom it might be useful. Like most treatments, the issues are too complex; the reason for clinical trials to track relative benefits vs. Downsides. Keep looking for more.

In brief: No guarantee it is:

Review the fda summary of trial data in the pi at: http://us.
Gsk.Com/products/assets/us_requip.Pdf Requip (ropinirole) is only a treatment for some symptoms, not a cure, with no certainty of either effectiveness, or duration for those for whom it might be useful. Like most treatments, the issues are too complex; the reason for clinical trials to track relative benefits vs. Downsides. Keep looking for more.
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