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How can I stop taking bromocriptine

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Stop bromocriptine: You can stop taking this medication "cold turkey". But if your taking it for abnormal lactation be prepared that this condition will restart.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
Stop using it.: What r u using bromocriptine for? It is used to decrease the size of tumor of pituitary gland of brain, mostly a prolactinoma. Tumor can compress opti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
It's generic: It is the cheapest in its class since it's a generic. Talk to your prescribing doctor. Most likely you just need to call around to find the pharmacy ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
Sometimes: Some patients, especially those with small tumors, will continue to have normal prolactin levels if they stop bromocryptine after successful treatment ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Reasonable Choice: The use of the above drugs are appropriate of lactation
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss with: treating physician. Why do you want to stop Bromocriptin? It appears your pituitary adenoma is still producing large amount of prolactin though showin ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Dostinex (cabergoline): Talk to your doctor about Dostinex (cabergoline). You should have had an MRI scan to look for small or large pituitary gland tumors.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Talk to prescriber: There is no substitute to talking directly-or remotely to ypur prescriber whpo knows your history and individual situation best . There is no way to ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Prolactinoma: Patients with prolactinoma typically have to take medications like bromocriptine for a life time - there might be some cases of patients that were abl ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Bromocrptine: Hi, it's not wise to stop your medication without consulting ur treating doctor, I believe you are no it for more than your period being stopped, talk ... Read More
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