Have been on Requip XL 8mg for five years, and have just just been swapped to Repinex XL 8mg as an alternative. However the new 8mg tablets are 3 times the size of the old Requip and I chocked trying to swallow them
Anyone else taking Repinex XL 8mg
Welcome to the Parkinson’s UK forum. It sounds as though you may need to go back to your GP or Parkinson’s nurse as he/she will need to review your medication. Also, we have some useful tips on how to improve your swallowing via our website here: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/information-and-support/eating-swallowing-and-saliva-control.
We have a free and confidential helpline with a team of advisers that can provide you with more information and support. Give us a call on 0808 800 0303 or email us at [email protected].