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Doctor insights on: Bromocriptine Allergy In Children

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Parlodel allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Parlodel allergy?

Parlodel allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. For a list of possible allergic responses / adverse effects with Bromocriptine (Parlodel) see: https://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/bromocriptine ...Read more

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Where to buy bromocriptine cheap?

Where to buy bromocriptine cheap?

Why?: Why do you need bromocriptine? Did you physician prescribe it? If so, it is available generically and price will depend upon your insurance plan, where you buy it, and how many at a time. Stay away from internet pharmacies for your own safety. ...Read more

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Can I take garcinia gambodia if I'm taking bromocriptine?

Unknown: This interaction has never been studies so we don't know if it is safe to take together. You should speak to your doctor about starting any new vitamins while on bromocriptine. ...Read more

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Does bromocriptine help get pregnant?

Does bromocriptine help get pregnant?

Depends: Only if you have a condition during which a brain gland produces more prolactin that normal.Otherwise, won't do any good. ...Read more

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How can bromocriptine help me concieve?

How can bromocriptine help me concieve?

Ovulation may occur: Bromocriptine is used to lower abnormally high prolactin levels. Elevated prolactin levels can interfere with ovulation. This drug stops the overproduction of prolactin which may allow the ovary to ovulate normally. ...Read more

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How does bromocriptine affect insulin resistance?

How does bromocriptine affect insulin resistance?

Helps: Bromocriptine is usually used to reduce elevated prolactin levels made by the brain, but recent studies have indicated that it may also improve glucose tolerance, hence decrease Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Is dryness of the eyes can be caused by bromocriptine?

Is dryness of the eyes can be caused by bromocriptine?

Yes: It can cause dry mouth but dry eyes may be a symptom of an allergic reaction or an unrelated cause of dry eyes such as dry eye syndrome. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me parlodel (bromocriptine) -- what is it?

My doctor gave me parlodel (bromocriptine) -- what is it?

Many uses...: (parlodel) is used to treat symptoms of hyperprolactinemia (high levels of a natural substance called prolactin in the body) including lack of menstrual periods, discharge from the nipples, infertility (difficulty becoming pregnant) and hypogonadism (low levels of certain natural substances needed for normal development and sexual function). Also, used to stop lactation after pregnancy. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for bromocriptine to work so I can get pregnant>?

How much time does it take for bromocriptine to work so I can get pregnant>?

No absolute answer: Hi. With hyperprolactinemia and the galactorrhea/amenorrhea syndrome, bromocriptine (or preferably, cabergoline) will normalize prolactin and restore menses & ovulation. How quickly depends on whether the bromocriptine dose is right to normalize prolactin right off, or if the dose needs to be titrated up. Even when prolactin is normal, it may takes several months for menses/ovulation to resume. ...Read more

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What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before taking bromocriptine?

What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before taking bromocriptine?

Taking bromocriptine: Contraception because if you're being given this medication for galactorrhea with elevated prolactin you may start ovulating without realizing it. As about the time of day to take the mediation because it can be associated with nausia. ...Read more

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What is your opinion on using Bromocriptine/Parlodel to stop lactation in a new mom?

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. ...Read more

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I noticed my eyes are dry when I wake up in the am. I what it could it be? I'm taking bromocriptine 10mg

I noticed my eyes are dry when I wake up in the am. I what it could it be? I'm taking bromocriptine 10mg

Several possiblities: Air conditioning, ceiling fans, hormone therapy (birth control pills?), anti histamines, poor hydration (drink more water, less caffeine) are the more common causes of dry eyes. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to lower prolactin levels due to risperdal? Because Bromocriptine interacts with risperdal

Is there a natural way to lower prolactin levels due to risperdal? Because Bromocriptine interacts with risperdal

Prolactin: I do not know of a natural way. However, if the prolactin is mildly elevated (less than 100), and it is clear that it is from the risperdal, then it may not need to be treated. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Am having high prolactin and have been using parlodel (bromocriptine) for3yrs and still high. Pls I really wish to conceive?

Am having high prolactin and have been using parlodel (bromocriptine) for3yrs and still high. Pls I really wish to conceive?

Not a problem: First you need to make sure you know why the level is high. If you are not having regular cycles and the medicine cannot control them, you would need something else to help you ovulate. If you have regular cycles despite the elevated prolactin then you would need a fertility evaluation to investigate more. ...Read more

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On bromocriptine tablet my prolactin reached over 3000&now that I've been on the tablets it went to 700 and period is back but can I stop for 5 days?

Discuss with: Treating physician. Why do you want to stop Bromocriptin? It appears your pituitary adenoma is still producing large amount of prolactin though showing significant response to treatment ...Read more

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Can prolactinoma patients stop bromocriptine?

Can prolactinoma patients stop bromocriptine?

Sometimes: Some patients, especially those with small tumors, will continue to have normal prolactin levels if they stop bromocryptine after successful treatment, but this should only be done under the supervision of an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What exactly is parlodel (bromocriptine)? I think my doctor said something about harmone.?

What exactly is parlodel (bromocriptine)? I think my doctor said something about harmone.?

Better communication: Hi. Your doc's not doing a good job communicating. The only role for Parlodel (bromocriptine) in a hOrmone (not hArmone) problem is to treat hyperprolactinemia due to a pituitary prolactinoma. Did you present with breast milk & no period? Your doctor should explain this to you. It's your doc's JOB! A related drug that is generally better than bromocriptine is cabergoline; ask your doc about it. ...Read more

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Does bromocriptine actually work?

Does bromocriptine actually work?

Yes?: It works for what's it's approved for. It is usually most effective for high prolactin level in the blood (or a tumor producing the hormone prolactin). Other uses are to treat acromegaly (excess growth hormone), parkinson disease, or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. ...Read more

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How can I stop taking bromocriptine?

How can I stop taking bromocriptine?

Stop bromocriptine: You can stop taking this medication "cold turkey". But if you're taking it for abnormal lactation be prepared that this condition will restart. ...Read more

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Have to stop taking bromocriptine. Too expensive?

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 with the cheapest price. ...Read more

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What do you know about parlodel (bromocriptine) benefits?

Benefits: It's a medication used to treat high prolactin level, Parkinson's disease, acromegaly. There is a form of Parlodel (bromocriptine) called Cycloset that is also used to treat type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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What kinds of problems is parlodel (bromocriptine) used for nowadays?

What kinds of problems is parlodel (bromocriptine) used for nowadays?

Few: It's a medication used to treat high prolactin level, Parkinson's disease, acromegaly. There is a form of Parlodel (bromocriptine) called Cycloset that is also used to treat type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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