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Why would someone take Pexola (same as Mirapex) when they are

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Why would someone take Pexola (same as Mirapex) when they are abusing Ritalin? Is it used to mask the side effects of snorting Ritalin?

Dr Brims :

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Dr Brims :

What medical conditions does the person have?

Customer:

He has cholestrol, hypertension and insomnia. Hence the reason he is abusing ritalin is to stay awake and alert during the day.

Dr Brims :

He may have restless legs syndrome, that may be why he is taking pexola

Customer:

He definitely does not have restless legs and is denying that this medication is his. Same denial about the snorting of the ritalin

Dr Brims :

Okay, does he have parkinsons disease?

Customer:

No

Dr Brims :

Okay, there are no other indications for this medication

Customer:

I have found him snorting Ritalin and when I was going through all his other meds, I found Pexola. Most of it had been taken.

Dr Brims :

I see, if he does not have parkinsons disease or restless legs syndrome then he is likely abusing pexola

Customer:

What effects does pexola have. Would the snorting of ritalin cause tremors maybe?

Customer:

How does one get help for ritalin abuse?

Dr Brims :

Pexola can help control movement disorders. Snorting of ritalin may cause tremors

Dr Brims :

He would have to go to a substance abuse clinic

Customer:

Thank you for your help.

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