Just like any medicine, Mirapex can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in many cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
(Click Mirapex Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Mirapex can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Mirapex Drug Interactions).
Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
- A sleep disorder other than RLS
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Dyskinesia (a muscle movement disorder)
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure) or milder forms of kidney disease
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Mirapex and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Mirapex and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Mirapex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)