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what is your opinion on using bromocriptine/parlodel to stop lactation in a new mom?

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Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Reasonable Choice: The use of the above drugs are appropriate of lactation
Answered on Jul 12, 2014
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Why?: If for medical reason one has to stop Lactation immediately, then only it is advisable otherwise one does not need Bromocriptin for this. If stimulation is gone(i.e. Lactation /sucking of Breast milk is stopped) the Milk production will also stop in a few days.
Answered on Jul 14, 2014

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