Mirapex (pramipexole) is an oral medication used primarily to treat early stage Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. It has also been used off-label as treatment for cluster headaches. It is part of a a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by activating the dopamine receptors in the brain, helping to control the body's movements.
Mirapex has also been used to counteract the side effects of sexual dysfunction that result from using selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. Currently it is being investigated for treatment of bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and fibromyalgia.