Alert Patients About Withdrawal Symptoms With Dopamine Agonists

You'll hear about the risk of withdrawal symptoms when stopping dopamine agonists (pramipexole, ropinirole, etc).

These meds are often used for Parkinson's disease, restless legs syndrome, or other conditions, such as excess prolactin or growth hormone secretion.

But some patients who stop or reduce the dose of a dopamine agonist experience dopamine agonist withdrawal syndrome (DAWS).

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