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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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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

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What was parlodel (bromocriptine) drug used for and what are the side effects?

What was parlodel (bromocriptine) drug used for and what are the 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

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Hello all! I couldn't find exact information on drug interactions between fluoxetine and bromocriptine, is it safe to take them together?

Hello all! I couldn't find exact information on drug interactions between fluoxetine and bromocriptine, is it safe to take them together?

According to the: Drugs.Com drug interaction checker there is possibility for moderate rxn - "dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment." ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks pregnant and i start taking lovenex a week ago ist okay to start now ? And i'm also taking bromocriptine is it okay to take two medicine ?

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and i start taking lovenex a week ago ist okay to start now ? And i'm also taking bromocriptine is it okay to take two medicine ?

The lovenox (enoxaparin) you like: Ly have to take, as well as the bromocrytene. If not your problems will likely be bad. Take the advise of your doctor. They both appear fine in pregnancy but every medicine is a risk/ benefit analysis. What is the risk of non use- likely not good, so there's no use in really worrying about it too much. Gd luc. ...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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What is the treatment of high prolactin level .My is 248 ng/ml and doc prescribed me bromocriptine .Though it is expensive drug how long does it take?

What is the treatment of high prolactin level .My is 248 ng/ml and doc prescribed me bromocriptine .Though it is expensive drug how long does it take?

Prolactinoma: Generally tumor in pituitary gland generally benign. Causing elevation of prolactin level. Prolactin can cause sexual dysfunction in men prevent ovulation and normal body function in females. Can be treated surguically. ...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 wont 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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Parlodel (Definition)

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


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Bromocriptine (Definition)

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