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Cabergoline Allergy In Children
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
Severe reaction:: If experience one of these severe allergic reactions, please seek immediate care from your medical practitioner. Cabergoline allergies can consist of rash, hives, swelling of lips or mouth, chest pain, shortness of breath, mood changes such as depression, vision changes, behaviour changes (eg aggression). An allergy can also occur if you are allergic to one of the ingredients, eg ergotamine. ...Read more
Perhaps: It is used in other countries to treat pd, it is not approved in the us to treat pd. It may interact with a persons pd medications and should only be taken under the care of a physician. ...Read more
Yes: Dostinex (cabergoline) lowers prolactin levels. High prolactin levels can inhibit orgasms. Therefore, Dostinex (cabergoline) can be used to make it easier (or possible) to have an orgasm. Prolactin levels increase each time you have an orgasm. That is why it is hard for men to have orgasms if they have a lot of orgasms. ...Read more
Trick question?: Hi. Let's assume you had galactorrhea & amenorrhea (hyperprolactinemia syndrome). You go on cabergoline. The breast milk stops and periods start back up. Are the periods coming once a month with normal flow? You know the answer to that, not us docs out here in internet-land. Good luck! ...Read more
My prolactin was lowered to 5 with cabergoline, no tumor, how long before I can stop the medication?
Depends: If your prolactin was elevated due to another medication, which you're no longer taking - you may not need the cabergoline. Otherwise, your doctor may elect a trial where you stop the medication and follow prolactin levels. Most commonly, they will rise after a period of time, necessitating reinitiation of the cabergoline. ...Read more
If you have explored all the other reasons for it and come up empty handed, is insomnia somthing that cabergoline can improve?
Does raising your dopamine levels (in my case with cabergoline to lower my elevated prolactin) help improve my sleepless nights?
There is no data.:
If you're having trouble sleeping try melatonin.
It's very safe and works best if you take it at least an hour before bedtime.
It is melatonin and that's what the brain produces in all of us to put us to sleep. ...Read more
Problems for a male if prolactin too low? Have been on cabergoline, low dose, for microprolactinoma, now prolactin below normal levels
My prolactin is 42, I am 5ft 3 in tall, 108 lbs, on cabergoline. Could 0.5mg be too strong for my frame? Side effects are bothersome.
My obgyn prescribe me dostinex (cabergoline). 25mg twice a week. I would like to know, why I can't take it daily or maybe more times a week?
I'm very sensitive to all meds, on cabergoline for elevated prolactin, in range now, im afraid I will have withdrawl from dopamine increase.?
As above: Best thing to discuss with u prescriber. ...Read more
My wife has a microadenome and used lisuride for 1 year, stopped it for 1 mth and then replaced with cabergoline. Now she has a delay (7 days) Normal?
Get pregnancy test: women on Carbegoline treatment who could not conceive previously due to hyperprolactinemia (high blood prolactin levels) may become pregnant after starting this medication. Therefore please get a pregnancy test for her. Although relatively safe in pregnancy carbegoline is NOT the drug of choice in pregnancy. Therefore consult a Endocrinologist if she is pregnant about the choice of treatment. ...Read more
Prolactin levels down following 6 months tx yet microprolactinoma has not shrunk. Could low dose cabergoline be prescribed indefinitely (. 25 mg wk)?
Yes.: But you are on a small dose. Typical is 0.5mg 2 times per week! I have many pts on daily for parkinson's. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Hi. Your gender is not stated. I've been prescribing cabergoline (Dostinex) for a long time for hyperprolactinemia, and acne's not one of the side effects I see. If you're a man, you might also be being treated with testosterone for the hypogonadism caused by high prolactin, in which case it would be the testosterone causing the acne, not the Dostinex (if you're a woman, disregard that statement). ...Read more
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No: Cabergoline is a potent dopaminergic drug that inhibits secretion of the hormone prolactin from the pituitary gland. It can be an effective therapy for patients with prolactin secreting pituitary tumors. I am not aware of sebum production as a consequence of use or side effect of this drug. ...Read more
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