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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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Could prolactinoma patients stop bromocriptine after some years?

Prolactinoma: Patients with prolactinoma typically have to take medications like bromocriptine for a life time - there might be some cases of patients that were able to come off the medication but in my experience this is quite rare unless there is surgery to remove the prolactinoma. ...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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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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If my 361 prolactin is causing my hair loss - would bromocriptine potentially stop the shedding?

If my 361 prolactin is causing my hair loss - would bromocriptine potentially stop the shedding?

Not necessarily: Studies have shown an ASSOCIATION between high prolactin levels and hair loss. However, it is not clear that prolactin is the cause or a symptom of another underlying disease. The causal connection is far from clear or definitive. ...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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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?

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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What can be taking to stop breastmilk and to conceive since parlodel (bromocriptine) and bromergon was not working for me?

What can be taking to stop breastmilk and to conceive since parlodel (bromocriptine) and bromergon was not working for me?

More information: Parlobel and bromergon are the same medication, each a brand name of bromocriptine, which blocks release of the hormone prolactin, the main hormone inducing milk production. If a blood test shows a high prolactin level, there is a concern for a tumor of the pituitary gland. If not, stop all breast stimulation, wear a tight bra, and try placing chinese cabbage inside it to help dry up the milk. ...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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have bromocriptine 2.5mg tablet 1 every night &when I do have it I feel nauseous my stomach makes noises should I stop it I have it cause period stop

have bromocriptine 2.5mg tablet 1 every night &when I do have it I feel nauseous my stomach makes noises should I stop it I have it cause period stop

Bromocrptine: Hi, it's not wise to stop your medication without consulting ur treating doctor, I believe you are no it for more than your period being stopped, talk to your doctor please darling. ...Read more

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Have bromocriptine tablets that are 2.5mg when I have 1 at night it makes my nose blocked&I feel sick and tired should I stop having it&tell my doctor?

Have bromocriptine tablets that are 2.5mg when I have 1 at night it makes my nose blocked&I feel sick and tired should I stop having it&tell my doctor?

Bromocriptine: Nasal congestion is a known side effect of bromocriptine. Many drugs including bromocriptine can make you feel sick and tired. I would continue the meds until you have a chance to speak to your doctor. :) ...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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What are the effects of bromocriptine?

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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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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