Mirapex (generic: pramipexole) is a prescription medication used to treat Parkinson's Disease and Restless Legs Syndrome. Mirapex belongs to a group of drugs called dopamine agonists which work by binding to dopamine receptors in the brain, helping to control movement.
This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken 3 times daily for Parkinson's Disease and once daily, at bedtime, for Restless Legs Syndrome. Mirapex tablets can be taken with or without food.
Common side effects of Mirapex include nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.