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Can one get addicted to Ropinirole?

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Dr. Ronald Schubert

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Posted on Tue, 3 Nov 2015 in General Health
Question: Can Ropinirol Hcl be abused?
Answered by Dr. Ronald Schubert 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Ropinirole is not an abusable drug

Detailed Answer:
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You are concerned that robinirol is a drug that could be abused. This medication is used for Parkinson's patients and is not listed as a drug that causes addiction. As a side effect though it can cause hallucinations but this again only seen in patient with Parkinson's disease and they are prone to getting hallucinations. But this medication is not used by others to get high.

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