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Mirapex dosage.

12/05/2000

Question:

What is the daily recommended dose of Mirapex? This would be in addition to Sinemet,1000-1200mg. daily.

Thank you.

Answer:

There is no fixed dose as it changes with disease progression and also depends on any side effects that may arise. A typical starting regimen is 0.125 mg three times a day, increasing over three weeks to 0.25 mg two tablets three times a day.

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Response by:

Arif Dalvi, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati