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I have a microadenome in the hypophyse gland.I have 4 childs.I stopped the medication (dostinex) 3 years and until now.What a risk of this attitude.
Adenoma can enlarge: If you do not take the dostinex, (cabergoline) your tumor can (and will) enlarge and cause a variety of problems. It may enlarge very slowly, but can also enlarge faster as it gets larger. Please discuss reinstitution of Dostinex (cabergoline) with your physician. It is an easy way to prevent future problems. ...Read more
5hiaa test came back at 6.5. I followed the food restrictions strictly the day of but not before. I did not stop medications which include dostinex, ibuprofen, xanax, (alprazolam) excedrin. Should i retake test?
Can i dostinex (cabergoline) (a drug used to treat hyperprolactinaemia) till get pregnant, or I should stop using it when trying o conceive?
Continue: You should continue if this was prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
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Side effects: Most common side effects include cough or difficulty breathing, lightheadedness, fainting, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, drowsiness or hot flashes. Rarely it can affect the heart valves. For a complete list see: http://www.Rxlist.Com/dostinex-drug/side-effects-interaction. ...Read more
If I am taking dostinex (cabergoline) to lower my prolactin but now another opinion i took advised not to use it as my level doesn't need medicine it is 569miu/l ?
Depends on assay: Prolactin is typically reported as mcg/l, with a normal range typically up to 30. Assays that use miu/l can have normal ranges up to as high as 780. Your level appears to be in the upper range of normal. If you have no symptoms (loss of menses, nipple discharge) you likely do not need treatment. ...Read more
How does dostinex (cabergoline) 0.5 mg works. Will consuming it once in a week help to increase the fertility. Gyno prescribed me to have once in a week half tablet?
Dostinex (cabergoline): Some common side effects of Dostinex (cabergoline) are: nausea, headache, dizziness, constipation, low blood pressure, dry mouth, bowel changes (either constipation or diarrhea), abdominal pain... For more information, see link below. http://www.drugs.com/pro/dostinex.html. ...Read more
I am taking dostinex (cabergoline)and dydrogesterone (duphaston)tablets.what is the purpose of it??
Medicines: The best way for you to understand this is to go online and search for articles related to your meds. Please look for articles that are designed for patients not doctors. Contact me after you have digested the articles and want to ask me a question. ...Read more
I am on dostinex , 0.25mg for 2 weeks then 0.5mg for 4 weeks for raised prolactin, is this long enough ?
Unclear question: Not sure what you mean by long enough. It certainly is long enough to recheck your prolactin level and see if it has normalized. However, the duration of treatment is usually longer than several weeks, if this is what your question was. Again, there are variables in the treatment such as your symptoms, the initial prolactin level, CT or MRI findings of the brain, goals of treatment, etc. ...Read more
Though I am regularly taking parlodel not dostinex (cabergoline) are there chances of recurrence of microadaenoma ?
Chance: There is alwsys a small chance but it is lessened whe treated appropriately. ...Read more