A preliminary study has linked the Parkinson's drug cabergoline
to heart-valve damage.
Current medications can include one or more of the following: bromocriptine, cabergoline
, pergolide, lisuride, depo-bromocriptine, octreotide, or octreotide plus a dopamine agonist.
Patients who take the drugs, pergolide or cabergoline
, are four to seven times as likely to suffer damage to their heart valves as patients who don't take either one, according to two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine (1/4).
New hyperprolactinemia and anovulation model in common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) and effect of cabergoline
Efficacy of cabergoline
in restless legs syndrome: a placebo-controlled study with polysomnography (CATOR).
The older Parkinson's disease drugs pergolide and cabergoline
have been linked to heart problems.
Tyrrell prefers to treat with cabergoline
to allow menstrual cycles to normalize.
veterinarians is the anti-prolactin drug, cabergoline
(%) B (Cabergoline
) Variable n=89 P value Age (yr) range 20-37 0.403 mean [+ or -] SD 29.17 [+ or -] 4.47 Duration of infertility (yr) range 2-10 0.493 mean [+ or -] SD 4.48 [+ or -] 2.06 Serum level of prolactin (ng/ml) 34-105 0.617 range mean [+ or -] SD 65.31 [+ or -] 16.07 Galactorrhea No.
Her treatment included propylthiouracil 50 mg daily and cabergoline
0.25 mg daily.
is a form of a drug called Dopamine Agent and is also used to increase sex drive.
Levodopa preparations include Ropinirole, Peroglide, Pramipexole and Cabergoline