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Dostinex Side Effects
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
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
Taking dostinex and experiencing headaches. Does the body ever get used to side effects of dostinex (cabergoline) and stop having headaches?
If i take dostinex (cabergoline) to stop breast milk flow, will I have side effects like saggy breast or chances of getting cancer?
If your prolactin is brought into normal range with cabergoline, when should you stop cabergoline before re-testing.
Side effects are bothersome! ?
Don't: Don't stop, just make sure your prolactin is normal on the medication. You can try to reduce the dose slightly and see if prolactin levels remain normal, but only with your doctor's permission. If prolactin was elevated due to other medication, stopping the other med may allow reduction in cabergoline. ...Read more
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
Side effects of insomnia and constipation of cabergoline still persistent after a month, on lowest
dose, now what?
Discuss with doctor: If the side effects you have are so severe that you can not tolerate this drug, discuss it with your doctor as to what can be done.If it is so important that you continue the medicine, then you can take a laxative or stool softener to treat constipation and a hypnotic to make you sleep .So talk to your doctor, sometimes as you take the drug over a period of time side effects become much less. ...Read more