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Requip (ropinirol)


Requip (ropinirol) is until recently sold as filmcoated tablets 0,25 mg, 0,5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, and 5 mg, which should be dosed 3 times a day.


Ropinirol is now available as extended release tablets, which are sold as 2 mg, 4 mg, and 8 mg. It should be dosed 1 time a day.


It could improve compliance to use extended release drugs.


There is not made any comparative studies betwen the dopamine agonists. The results from a comparative study between Requip and Requip Depot showed that Requip Depot were non-inferior to Requip film coated tablets.

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