Mirapex ER® (pramipexole dihydrochloride) extended-release tablets and Mirapex® (pramipexole dihydrochloride) tablets are prescription medicines to treat the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD).
MIRAPEX ER or MIRAPEX may cause you to fall asleep without warning during daily activities, including talking, eating, and driving, which may result in accidents. Tell your doctor if you feel new or increased sleepiness while taking MIRAPEX ER or MIRAPEX. Do not drive a car, operate a machine, or do anything that needs you to be alert until you know how MIRAPEX ER or MIRAPEX affects you.
Before taking MIRAPEX ER or MIRAPEX, talk to your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you feel sleepy during the day. Tell your doctor if you drink alcohol or take other medications that make you drowsy, as these can increase the chance that MIRAPEX ER or MIRAPEX will make you feel sleepy or fall asleep when you should be awake.
When taking MIRAPEX ER or MIRAPEX, hallucinations (unreal visions, sounds or sensations) may occur and you may sometimes feel dizzy, nauseated, faint or sweaty when you sit up or stand quickly.
Some patients taking certain medicines to treat PD, including MIRAPEX ER and MIRAPEX, have reported problems, such as gambling, compulsive eating, compulsive buying, and increased sex drive. If you or your family members notice that you are developing unusual urges or behaviors, talk to your doctor.
The most common side effects in people taking MIRAPEX ER for early PD are sleepiness, nausea and vomiting, constipation, dizziness, tiredness, hallucinations, dry mouth, muscle spasms, and edema (swelling of the feet and ankles). The most common side effects in people taking MIRAPEX ER who have later-stage PD are abnormal movements, nausea, constipation, hallucinations, headache, and anorexia.
The most common side effects in people taking MIRAPEX for PD are nausea, dizziness, constipation, insomnia, muscle weakness, confusion, abnormal movements, abnormal dreams, memory problems (amnesia), and urinating more often than normal.
These are not all the possible side effects of MIRAPEX ER and MIRAPEX. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
This information is intended for US residents only.
*Terms and Conditions: Patients must have a valid prescription for MIRAPEX ER.
By enrolling, I elect to receive the branded product and acknowledge that no generic substitution will be offered (if applicable). Should I wish to receive a generic product in the future, I will call 1-855-900-0786 to opt out of this program.
Patients without insurance restrictions and co-pays of $115 or less will pay a $10 co-pay for a one-month supply of MIRAPEX ER. Patients whose co-pay is less than $10 will continue to pay their usual co-pay. For patients whose co-pay is between $115 and $135, they will pay that amount minus the maximum savings benefit of $105 per month. No one will pay more than $30. Patients with insurance restrictions or co-pays of more than $135 will not be processed through insurance and will pay $30 for a one-month supply (30 tablets) of MIRAPEX ER.
If you have Medicare Part D and 1) do not have insurance restrictions and 2) your co-pay is $30 or less, you will pay your co-pay amount for a one-month supply of MIRAPEX ER. If you have insurance restrictions or a co-pay of more than $30, your order will not be processed through insurance and you will pay $30 for a one-month supply (30 tablets) of MIRAPEX ER. Any Medicare Part D orders processed as cash cannot be applied to Part D true out of pocket (TrOOP) costs. Taxes may apply.
If you have Medicaid or a similar state or federally funded medical assistance program, you will pay a cash price of $30 for a one-month supply (30 tablets) of MIRAPEX ER. Taxes may apply.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. retains the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer at any time without notice.
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