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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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These findings confirm and extend those of several previous reports in the literature, but none of the dopamine receptor agonists--pramipexole, ropinirole, cabergoline, bromocriptine, rotigotine, and apomorphine--currently carry a boxed warning about the potential for developing severe impulse control disorders.
A case of shrinkage of a recurrent tumor expressing D2 receptors following treatment with cabergoline has been reported suggesting that use of dopamine agonists may be an alternative option.
Additionally, some studies emphasize the effects of bromocriptine, cabergoline, and quinagolide therapies in the treatment of FSHoma (16).
Effective combination treatment with cabergoline and low-dose pegvisomant in active acromegaly: a prospective clinical trial.
86) and with another dopamine agonist, cabergoline (RR, 2.
0 cm pituitary mass) which responded well to cabergoline with near normalization of prolactin (50 ng/ml) and significant shrinkage of pituitary mass.
Prolactin release is inhibited by dopamine, and drugs such as bromocriptine and cabergoline (which increase dopamine levels) have been used to inhibit lactation.
Peter Shepherd, 60, was prescribed the drug Cabergoline by his GP in 2001 and it had such a devastating impact on him that he blew 400,000 pounds on a luxury lifestyle and ended in debt.
Several dopamine agonists are currently available for the treatment of hyperprolactinemia, including bromocriptine and cabergoline in the USA and, additionally, quinagolide in the UK and most other European countries (2,4).
Tyrrell prefers to treat with cabergoline to allow menstrual cycles to normalize.
New hyperprolactinemia and anovulation model in common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) and effect of cabergoline.
propecia, finasteride, cabergoline, clomid, gonadotropin-releasing hormone, testosterone, prednisone taper) were excluded from the present analysis.