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What is the treatment for prolactinomas?
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics
In brief: Treatment
Two possible treatments -- surgery or medication.
Depending on size of adenoma, patient age, or the tumors effect on surrounding structures. Medication is usually the first-line treatment. Dostinex (cabergoline) is a very effective med which decreases prolactin production and usually shrinks tumor size over several years of therapy.

In brief: Treatment
Two possible treatments -- surgery or medication.
Depending on size of adenoma, patient age, or the tumors effect on surrounding structures. Medication is usually the first-line treatment. Dostinex (cabergoline) is a very effective med which decreases prolactin production and usually shrinks tumor size over several years of therapy.
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