Patients taking Mirapex, a treatment for disorders including restless legs syndrome and Parkinson’s disease, often are unaware that a change is occurring, reports Parkinson’s News Today.

My reactions were mild, and yet at each checkup, my doctor did not fail to ask if I had started having addictive behaviors with gambling, shopping, or sex. Fortunately, I was able to answer no to his questions, but that is not the case with three people I became acquainted with through a PD support group I belong to through Facebook. I am going to call them Cora, Jim, and Carl.