cabergoline


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cabergoline

 [cah-ber´go-lēn]
a dopamine receptor agonist used in treatment of hyperprolactinemia; administered orally.

cabergoline

/ca·ber·go·line/ (cah-ber´go-lēn) a dopamine receptor agonist used in the treatment of hyperprolactinemia.

cabergoline

[cah-ber′go-lēn]
a dopamine receptor agonist used in treatment of hyperprolactinemia, administered orally.

cabergoline

A selective, potent, long-acting dopamine antagonist that suppresses prolactin secretion and restores gonadal function in women with hyperprolactinaemic amenorrhoea; it is more effective and better tolerated than bromocriptine, which must be injected 2–3 times/day, compared to 1–2 weekly for cabergoline.

Adverse effects
Severe allergic reactions, chest tightness, behavioural changes (e.g., aggression, increased gambling or sexual urges, confusion, depression), hallucinations, chest pain, cough, arrhythmias, shortness of breath, unexplained weight gain, acral oedema, vision disturbances.

cabergoline

Dostinex® A selective, potent, long-acting dopamine antagonist that suppresses prolactin secretion and restores gonadal function in ♀ with hyperprolactinemic amenorrhea; it is more effective and better tolerated than bromocriptine

cabergoline

A dopamine agonist drug used to treat breast disorders and to stop LACTATION soon after delivery. A brand name is Dostinex.

cabergoline

a dopamine antagonist that suppresses progesterone. Used to cause abortion in the bitch.
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Cabergoline therapy for Cushing disease throughout pregnancy.
Cabergoline for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.
Cardiac valvulopathies and pulmonary-retroperitoneal fibrosis may develop with long-term use and high doses of ergot derivative dopamine agonists, particularly pergolide and cabergoline (17,18).
Among currently available dopamine agonists, cabergoline, quinagolide and bromocriptine are the most common drugs that should be used for prevention of both early and late OHSS.
3 Symptomatic prolactin-secreting microadenomas may be treated with bromocriptine or cabergoline before pregnancy, to lower prolactin levels, decrease tumour size, and restore gonadal function.
Post operatively one can use Cabergoline or Somastatin analogues but if the patient do not respond to both these drugs, radiotherapy may be helpful over a prolonged period of time to improve biochemical control.
Dopamine agonists like bromocriptine, cabergoline and quinagolide administration restores normal ovarian function and is the first line treatment for most patients wishing to conceive.
who showed significant correlation between psychotic symptoms in PD patients and the use of pergolide, but not ropinirole, pramipexole, or cabergoline (dopamine agonists).
It has been reported that treatment of prolactinoma with dopamine 2 receptor agonists such as bromocriptine, lisuride, cabergoline, and quinagolide may provoke the disease [9].
Implication of NMDA receptors in the antidyskinetic activity of cabergoline, CI-1041, and Ro 61-8048 in MPTP monkeys with levodopa-induced dyskinesias.