Caberlin (Cabergoline) (ca BER goe leen)
What is Caberlin (Cabergoline) used for?
Caberlin (Cabergoline) is an oral dopamine receptor agonist prescribed to treat patients with elevated levels of prolactin in the body. This can prevent symptoms associated with this condition such as infertility, irregular menstruation, or to stop milk production for medical reasons. Your physician may also prescribe this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Caberlin (Cabergoline)?
Strictly follow your physician's instructions while using Caberlin (Cabergoline) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken twice weekly, but your particular directions will depend on your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water along with a meal or snack to prevent an upset stomach. Never chew, split, or crush the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or changing the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Caberlin (Cabergoline)?
Side effects that may occur while using Caberlin (Cabergoline) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are chest pain, coughing, difficulty breathing, lower back pain, severe fatigue, faintness, urinary retention, or unusual swelling. Inform your physician as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the correct alterations are made to your application frequency or dosage to prevent further problems from occurring.
Do not begin using Caberlin (Cabergoline) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to ergot alkaloid derived medicines, have a history of depression, pre-eclampsia, fibrotic reactions affecting the heart, or decreased liver function. Also disclose if you have a peptic ulcer, hypertension, hypertension following childbirth, Raynaud's disease, cardiovascular disease, porphyrias, a history of serious mental illness, or decreased kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring special alterations to your treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Caberlin (Cabergoline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.