Requip Compulsive Behavior Articles
April 4, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Requip: "Will My Family Ever Forgive Me?" ]
Bensalem, PA: "When I found out Requip is to blame for my gambling I was relieved that I wasn't a bad person but I don't think my family will ever forgive me," says Cass, crying. It is very difficult for her to talk but she wants to get her story told. Cass's gambling—a Requip side effect-- was so out of control that she stole her boyfriend's credit cards and more.
March 30, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Requip Breaks Up Marriage ]
Tampa, FL: Kathy started taking Requip in 2005 for Restless Leg Syndrome and it did help her sleep at night, but she would have sacrificed many a good night's sleep had she known about Requip side effects, namely compulsive gambling. "All of a sudden I was $50,000 in credit card debt and my marriage is pretty much over," says Kathy.
March 11, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Requip Users and Financial Losers ]
Atlanta, GA: "I would like to say to the manufacturers of Requip that in this economy, it is hard enough to make a living and keep a roof over your head without having drug-induced panic and terror inflicted on your life," says Laura. " Requip gambling almost ended my life."
March 10, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Requip User Wants to Recoup Casino Losses ]
Memphis, TN Sonny's doctor first prescribed Requip about 6 years ago and he took anywhere from 4-6 pills a day for Parkinson's Disease. But he wasn't warned of the side effects: Sonny had never gambled until he took Requip. " This has been a nightmare, and it is all due to Requip," says his wife, Darlene. "I am furious that we weren't warned about Requip side effects, namely compulsive behaviors." Even though it is embarrassing for her, Darlene says Sonny also had uncharacteristic sexual behaviors while on the drug.
March 1, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ "Requip Maker should Pay Back My Gambling Losses" ]
Burlington, WI: Barb was never a gambler; in fact she has never even taken cash withdrawals on her credit card. That is, until she took Requip and lost her life savings. " I really want the manufacturer to warn consumers of Requip compulsive gambling, so everyone who is prescribed this drug knows the gambling and other compulsive behavior side effects," says Barb.
February 17, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Gambling on Requip? You Just Might Be… ]
Washington, DC The drug Requip, used to treat Parkinson's and Restless Leg Syndrome, is only now getting the media attention it deserves after many patients have fallen into a tailspin of reckless behavior, including compulsive gambling.
February 7, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Requip Put Mother in Rehab ]
Ocean Springs, MS Chris M. has her name on a list so she can't step into a casino without being arrested—her choice. However, in the right frame of mind, she wouldn't have chosen to gamble: the prescription drug Requip made that decision for her. Requip compulsive gambling has become a huge problem for people suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome and Parkinson's Disease: they are prescribed the drug without knowing Requip's gambling side effects.
January 27, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ You May Not Want to Gamble on Requip, Because You Just Might… ]
Rochester, MN: It boggles the mind that a drug could foster the start of a compulsive Requip gambling habit. But that appears to be the case with Requip, a medication often prescribed to Parkinson's patients and those suffering from restless leg syndrome. As a result Requip compulsive gambling has proven an embarrassing, and costly adverse reaction. The often-heartbreaking result of Requip side effects gambling can leave one's finances in ruins.