Brand: Requip

Drug Type: Dopamine agonists

Form: Tablet

Age limit: 18 years and above

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Ropinirole 2 mg Tablet is used to treat Parkinson’s disease symptoms (stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control). It also treats restless legs syndrome (RLS). 

A naturally occurring substance in your body called dopamine has some of the same effects as ropinirole. Parkinson’s disease is connected to low levels of dopamine in the brain.

Parkinson’s symptoms with RLS can only be treated with immediate-release ropinirole (Requip). Only Parkinson’s symptoms are approved for treatment with extended-release ropinirole (Requip XL).


Administer Ropinirole 2 mg Tablet by mouth thrice daily. It is taken with food. The doctor explains the dosing and administration instructions to the patient. One should not consume more than directed by the doctor. It could be detrimental to health. 


The side effects of Ropinirole 2 mg Tablet occur differently in people. They are mentioned below:

  1. Temporary memory loss
  2. Dizziness
  3. Sweating
  4. Chest pain
  5. Confusion
  6. Headache
  7. Indigestion

If the side effects persist, visit the physician immediately to manage it. One may see adverse side effects in the case of drug interactions. 


The dosing schedule depends on factors like the severity of disease and the response of the patient to the treatment. 

Adults: 0.25 milligram (mg) three times a day at the beginning for Parkinson’s disease is the dose. The dosage is typically no greater than 24 mg per day.

Children- The doctor will decide the appropriate use and dosage.

For restless legs syndrome in adults:

It is taken 1 to 3 hours before bedtime at first, 0.25 milligrams (mg) once daily.  The dose is limited to 4 mg daily.

Children- The doctor will decide the appropriate use and dosage.


  1. Inform your doctor if you’ve ever struggled to resist the urge to gamble, experience unexpected daytime sleepiness, suffer from a sleep disorder other than restless legs syndrome, have high or low blood pressure, have a psychotic disorder (a mental illness that results in abnormal thinking or perceptions), or have heart, liver, or kidney disease.
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Ropinirole 2 mg Tablet with other medicines exist. Book an appointment with the doctor if these side effects occur.
  3. If you use tobacco products, let your doctor know. Call your doctor if you start or stop smoking while taking ropinirole. Smoking may make this drug less effective.
  4. This medicine makes one drowsy, so refrain from doing heavy-duty work. 
  5. Ropinirole has been linked to the thickening or scarring of abdominal tissues, including the lungs and heart. Contact your doctor if you have any breathing issues or chest pain.

The doctor is the authority on what to avoid when taking this medication.


Ropinirole 2 mg Tablet interacts with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. Doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be ingested with this medicine. 

Drugs that interact with the given medicine stated below:

  • Amoxapine
  • Buspirone
  • Cimetidine
  • Duloxetine
  • Enoxacin
  • Flavoxate
  • Givosiran
  • Halazepam
  • Kava

Be aware of the drugs and their uses. The diseases that interact with this medicine are Hypotension, Renal dysfunction, and Psychosis.  


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Ropinirole hydrochloride Lactose monohydrate
Magnesium stearate
Microcrystalline cellulose

0.25MG, 0.5MG, 1MG, 2MG

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