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FDA investigating Parkinson’s/restless leg syndrome drug Mirapex

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the prescription drug Mirapex (generic name: pramipexole), which is used to treat Parkinson’s disease and restless legs syndrome, after recent studies suggested patients are at greater risk of heart failure. The FDA says the studies weren’t complete enough to determine whether Mirapex was the cause of heart failure, so the agency is …

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