cabergoline(redirected from Dostinex)
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
cabergolineA 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.
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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
cabergolineDostinex® 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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
cabergolineA dopamine agonist drug used to treat breast disorders and to stop LACTATION soon after delivery. A brand name is Dostinex.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005