Oprymea is a medicine used to treat the symptoms of the following diseases:
- Parkinson’s disease, a progressive brain disorder that causes shaking, slow movement and muscle stiffness. Oprymea can be used either on its own or in combination with levodopa (another medicine for Parkinson’s disease), at any stage of disease including the later stages when levodopa starts becoming less effective;
- moderate to severe restless-legs syndrome, a disorder where the patient has uncontrollable urges to move the limbs to stop uncomfortable, painful or odd sensations in the body, usually at night. Oprymea is used when a specific cause for the disorder cannot be identified.
Oprymea contains the active substance pramipexole.
Oprymea is a ‘generic medicine’. This means that Oprymea contains the same active substance and works in the same way as a ‘reference medicine’ already authorised in the EU called Sifrol (also known as Mirapexin).
Oprymea : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/76.87 KB)
First published: 22/09/2008
Last updated: 20/03/2018
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pramipexole dihydrochloride monohydrate
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This is a generic medicine, which is developed to be the same as a medicine that has already been authorised, called the reference medicine. A generic medicine contains the same active substance(s) as the reference medicine, and is used at the same dose(s) to treat the same disease(s). For more information, see Generic and hybrid medicines.
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31/07/2020 Oprymea - EMEA/H/C/000941 - IB/0035
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Oprymea is indicated for treatment of the signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease, alone (without levodopa) or in combination with levodopa, i.e. over the course of the disease, through to late stages when the effect of levodopa wears off or becomes inconsistent and fluctuations of the therapeutic effect occur (end of dose or "on off" fluctuations).
Oprymea is indicated in adults for symptomatic treatment of moderate to severe idiopathic Restless Legs Syndrome in doses up to 0.54 mg of base (0.75 mg of salt) (see section 4.2).