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dostinex medication

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Adenoma can enlarge: If you do not take the dostinex, (cabergoline) your tumor can (and will) enlarge and cause a variety of problems. It may enlarge very slowly, but can ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: In most labs, the normal range for 5hiaa is 2 to 8, so 6.5 would be normal. Excedrin contains caffeine, which should not be ingested during the urine ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Up to your doctor: This is very slightly above the reference range and many normal folks will be here. Whether to repeat will depend on your physician's index of suspici ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Continue: You should continue if this was prescribed by your doctor.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Dostinex (cabergoline): I would be surprised that you could buy Dostinex (cabergoline) anywhere but at a pharmacy where your doctor has ordered that medicine.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Discontinued: The brand is discontinued in the us but the generic form is widely available. It goes under the name cabergoline.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rx item only: Dostinex (cabergoline) requires a md prescription.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Under your doctor's supervision.
A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear question: Not sure what you mean by long enough. It certainly is long enough to recheck your prolactin level and see if it has normalized. However, the duration ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Cabergoline dose: Either dose is an appropriate starting dose. The main side effect is nausea. If the 0.5 dose does not cause nausea, then that is ok.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reza Emami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neurological and GI: Dostinex is a Dopamine agonist, it is a category B drug as per FDA so it is relatively safe in pregnancy, side effects include constipation, fatigue, ... Read More

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