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Is Pramipexole Used in Children?

Pramipexole is not approved for use in children. Make sure to discuss the potential risks and benefits of the drug with your child's healthcare provider.
 

Is Pramipexole Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend pramipexole for something other than RLS or Parkinson's disease. Off-label pramipexole uses include treating the following conditions:
 
  • Tremors (shakiness) not due to Parkinson's disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary RLS.
     
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