Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Adartrel; Repreve; Requip; Ropinirole immediate-release; Ropinirole IR

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator GlaxoSmithKline
  • Class Amines; Antiparkinsonians; Indoles; Sleep disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Dopamine D2 receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Parkinson's disease; Restless legs syndrome
  • No development reported Fibromyalgia

Most Recent Events

  • 20 May 2015 No development reported - Phase-III for Parkinson's disease (Adjunctive treatment) in China (PO)
  • 06 Dec 2006 Launched for Parkinson's disease in Japan (PO)
  • 07 Apr 2006 The European Commission has adopted a positive decision on the marketing authorisation application of ropinirole for restless leg syndrome in the EU
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