Dostinex (Cabergoline) (ca BER goe leen)
What is Dostinex (Cabergoline) used for?
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Dostinex (Cabergoline) is a dopamine receptor agonist used to treat women suffering from elevated levels of the hormone prolactin by mimicking the action of dopamine in the brain. This makes it useful for preventing or stopping lactation, regulating menstruation in women with irregular menstrual cycles, or treating benign tumors affecting the pituitary gland. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Dostinex (Cabergoline)?
Use the instructions provided by your physician to ensure the safest and most effective results from Dostinex (Cabergoline). One tablet is normally taken twice each week, but your dosage and frequency of administration will be determined after observing your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a large glass of water. It is not recommended to chew, crush, or split the medicine as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Consult your physician if you have any questions about using the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Dostinex (Cabergoline)?
Some patients using Dostinex (Cabergoline) have reported experiencing side effects including:
Tell your physician if any symptoms become intense or if you experience more serious side effects such as difficulty breathing, chest pain, faintness, lower back pain, decreased urination, or unusual swelling. These may require adjustments to your regimen to prevent further problems or emergency medical assistance in more serious cases.
Dostinex (Cabergoline) should not be used to treat patients who have hypertension or a history of postpartum depression. It is also suggested to disclose if you have a cardiovascular disease, ulcer, controlled hypertension, psychosis, porphyrias, or fibrotic disorders as these conditions may cause serious complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Dostinex (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.