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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Parlodel (Definition)

Parlodel is a dopamine affecting agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more


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Can ropinirole make your brain lazy when making dopamine?

Can ropinirole make your brain lazy when making dopamine?

No: The drug is a Dopamine agonist, and works as a synthetic mimicker of brain dopamine, but has several drawbacks, including falling asleep while driving due to somnolence. Hallucinations have been reported, and an impulse dyscontrol syndrome has lead to gambling, hypersexuality, and poor judgement. Not a laziness, but rather a behavioral alteration of baseline function. ...Read more

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Is zonisamide making me sicker?

Zonisamide: Please be more specific. What symptoms do you have? Are you allergic to sulfa drugs? Please restate your question with more details so we can provide a better answer. ...Read more

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Wellbutrin (bupropion) (75mg) is making me really sleepy. Is that normal?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) (75mg) is making me really sleepy. Is that normal?

Side Effects: Although wellbutrin (bupropion) generally has a stimulating effect, some who take it do experience increased drowsiness, and this symptom may be more noticeable if you have just begun taking the medication, as your body is trying to adjust, or if you are not consistently taking your medication. Discuss this symptom with your prescribing physician, who can advise you on how to proceed. ...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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The Metformin I'm taking is making me frisky?

The Metformin I'm taking is making  me frisky?

Uncommon: Hi,Anxiety and nervousness are listed as "less common" side effects of metformin.Notify your doctor. She/he may make a change in your medication. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Non drowsy Claritin (loratadine) is making me hyper, why?

Non drowsy Claritin (loratadine) is making me hyper, why?

Individual variance: Any medication can produce non-typical effects on some of the population that is not seen in others. Claritin (loratadine) does not seem to cross into the brain in most people, allowing for a lack of sedation for most.However, all of us have some differences in how our body reacts to some medications ant this can be one of them. For you, the medication likely reaches your brain and causes stimulation. ...Read more

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If ritalin depletes dopamine and wellbutrin (bupropion) makes dopamine, what is the point of taking both?

If ritalin depletes dopamine and wellbutrin (bupropion) makes dopamine, what is the point of taking both?

Ritalin (methylphenidate): Ritalin (methylphenidate) does not deplete Dopamine per se. It does "streamline" the production of noradrenaline by regulating the reuptake of Dopamine at the synaptic junction, therefore allowing more Dopamine and noradrenaline exposure to the neuron, which is stimulated. Wellbutrin (bupropion) (buproprion) does the same for serotonin and dopamine, therefore potentiating the effect of both. ...Read more

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Aripiprazole (abilify) is making me feel sick, what to do?

Call your prescriber: If you are having serious side effects of a medication, call your doctor or prescriber. ...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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Effect of ACE inhibitors making you feel calmer?

Effect of ACE inhibitors  making you feel calmer?

No: There is a common misconception that calm people don't have hypertension and treating antihypertensives will calm people. Overall that is not the case. There may be one exception.Beta blockers block adrenaline which can make one feel calmer. Acei other antihypertensives usually do not result in people feeling calmer. ...Read more

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My sister is taking arimidex (anastrozole) and becoming more and more confused.?

My sister is taking arimidex (anastrozole) and becoming more and more confused.?

Arimidex (anastrozole): Speak to your doctor, hold the medicine for 2 weeks if advised, then see if it resolves. ...Read more

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While taking Clomid (clomiphene) can your nipples become darker?

While taking Clomid (clomiphene) can your nipples become darker?

Probably not: I'm not aware of pigment changes to the nipples with Clomid (clomiphene) use. Breast tenderness may occur. Common side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) include hot fashes, moodiness, irritability, night sweats and ovarian discomfort. Clomid (clomiphene) is an antiestrogen which can create the menopausal type symptoms listed above. ...Read more

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Is it real that januvia (sitagliptin) 100mg made pancreas cells produce more insulin ( made beta cells more active )?

Is it real that januvia (sitagliptin) 100mg made pancreas cells produce more insulin ( made beta cells more active )?

Incretin: Januvia (sitagliptin) is an incretin which inhibits the breakdown of an enzyme called dpp-4. Dpp-4 breaks down glp-1. Glp-1 stimulates Insulin and inhibits glucagon (which raises glucose). Inhibition of glp-1 breakdown means it can stimulate more Insulin and inhibit more glucagon. ...Read more

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Why is my thyroid medication making me gain weight so quickly?

Why is my thyroid medication making me gain weight so quickly?

WE CAN NOT ANSWER: We can not answer your question as we don't know what medication you are taking and for what Please ask the question again with information about the meds and your condition and blood reports if any ...Read more

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Is a potent aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) effevtive in delaying epiphyseal fusion and thus making me grow taller? I am 18 years old

Is a potent aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) effevtive in delaying epiphyseal fusion and thus making me grow taller? I am 18 years old

I doubt it: Letrozole is not used for this purpose as far as i know. Nothing works well to increase your height!. So do not waste your money and time...Just eat healthy and nature will take care of the rest of the health issues and your body. ...Read more

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I'm taking bromocriptine and i'm pregnant but the medicine is making me vomit all the time can I stop taking it and is there any harm on the baby?

I'm taking bromocriptine and i'm pregnant  but the medicine is making me vomit all the time can I stop taking it and is there any harm on the baby?

Check with your OB: There are studies that have shown the use during pregnancy and the discontinuation. Any time you consider taking a medication or discontinuing one during pregnancy check with your ob. ...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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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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How can I stop taking bromocriptine?

How can I stop taking bromocriptine?

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. ...Read more

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What are the effects of bromocriptine?

Prolactin: Bromocriptine stimulates brain Dopamine receptors and is used to treat elevated prolactin, often from a prolactin-secreting pituitary tumor. Also used for parkinson's, and it is used for diabetes, though not very effective. Main side effect is nausea, which tends to go away with treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take bromocriptine to work?

How long does it take bromocriptine to work?

Days to weeks: It starts to work quickly but prolactin levels generally don't fall for sevetal weeks. Also, repeat lab tests are needed to insure the dose is adequate to control the prolactin level. ...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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Do you take bromocriptine to treat add?

Do you take bromocriptine to treat add?

Not much evidence: Bromocriptine is a Dopamine agonist (acts like dopamine), and most medications helpful for adhd increase Dopamine activity. However, there is not a lot of research suggesting that it helps with adhd, and it's safety and efficacy is not well studied especially in children. Researchers are studying it to help with executive functioning, but results aren't in yet. ...Read more

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What could happen if I miss a dose of bromocriptine?

Missing dose: Usually nothing will happen, if the dose is taken as soon as possible. Please let your doctor know. ...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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Are u likely to get twins when u on bromocriptine?

Are u likely to get twins when u on bromocriptine?

No more likely: than if you're not taking it. Do twins run in your family? If so, the likelihood is increased somewhat, ...Read more

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Why use bromocriptine medication for infertile women?

Why use bromocriptine medication for infertile women?

Elevated prolactin: Bromocriptine is commonly used to treat microadenomas of the pituitary gland. These result in an elevated level of prolactin with will inhibit ovulation. Bromocriptine can lower prolactin levels in affected women and thus help them ovulate. ...Read more

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How long to take parlodel (bromocriptine) to get pregnant?

How long to take parlodel (bromocriptine) to get pregnant?

No specific answer: It depends upon why you're taking it. If it's to lower an elevated prolactin, the dose needs to be slowly increased until prolactin level is normalized. There is not way to predict how long that will take or whether it will allow you be become pregnant even after it's normalized. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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How much time after taking bromocriptine can I get pregnant?

How much time after taking bromocriptine can I get pregnant?

Pregnancy: You may need bromocriptine for a while but if you want to get pregnant it is important to discontinue that drug until a healthy baby is born. For completeness and more understanding you should see an obstetrician before you decide on a pregnancy. Obstetricians are exceptionally knowledgeable and helpful. ...Read more

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Whats parlodel (bromocriptine) drug used for and what are side effects?

Whats parlodel (bromocriptine) drug used for and what are side effects?

Parlodel (bromocriptine): The most common indication for the drug is to treat high prolactin level. Other uses are for acromegaly (high growth hormone), or for parkinson disease. Common side effects are nausea, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, lightheadedness, bowel symptoms, liver enzymes elevation, low blood pressure... ...Read more

Bromocriptine (Definition)

Bromocriptine is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind ...Read more