Once-daily ropinirole

Requip XL tablets (ropinirole prolonged release) offer a once-daily dosing schedule for the treatment of idiopathic Parkinson's disease in patients already taking ropinirole immediate-release tablets in whom adequate symptomatic control has been established.

Requip XL may be used alone (without levodopa) or in addition to levodopa to control ‘on-off’ fluctuations which might permit a reduction in the total daily dose of levodopa.

Substitution of Requip XL from ropinirole immediate-release tablets should be supervised by appropriate specialists in Parkinson’s disease.

View Requip XL drug record

Further information: GlaxoSmithKline

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