cabergoline


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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.
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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.
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(%) 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.
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Levodopa preparations include Ropinirole, Peroglide, Pramipexole and Cabergoline (BNF 2010).