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Camforte 0.5 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Camforte 0.5 Tablet is a dopamine agonist. It is used for the treatment of a high level of prolactin. It is also helpful in stopping breast milk production in cases of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

Camforte 0.5 Tablet should be taken with food,  but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, dizziness, and low blood pressure. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.  To overcome dizziness, you must avoid driving or rise slowly from sitting or lying position.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had high blood pressure after birth, or had heart disease. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Your doctor may check blood pressure regularly while taking this medicine.

Uses of Camforte Tablet

Side effects of Camforte Tablet

Common
  • Blurred vision
  • Drowsiness
  • Hot flashes
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Indigestion
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Hot flashes
  • Vertigo
  • Vomiting

How to use Camforte Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Camforte 0.5 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Camforte Tablet works

Camforte 0.5 Tablet works by decreasing the release of prolactin, a hormone that stimulates breast milk production. This stops the production of breast milk in case of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Camforte 0.5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Camforte 0.5 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Camforte 0.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Camforte 0.5 Tablet is usually not used during breastfeeding because it suppresses lactation.
Driving
UNSAFE
Camforte 0.5 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Camforte 0.5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Camforte 0.5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Camforte 0.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Camforte 0.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Camforte Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Camforte 0.5 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Camforte 0.5 Tablet is used to treat conditions such as infertility or abnormal production of breast milk (galactorrhoea) caused due to excess production of a natural hormone called prolactin.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not take Camforte 0.5 Tablet if you are breastfeeding.
  • Take it with or after food to avoid side effects such as nausea or indigestion.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Camforte 0.5 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Regular monitoring of blood pressure may be advised during treatment with Camforte 0.5 Tablet.

Patient Concerns

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I am a 30 year old unmarried girl, my breasts size is 36, now the size of my breasts is 34 and release some drops of milk
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
It seems your prolactin level is high. Kindly get a perm prolactin levels done
Hi my wife PATIENT suffering from pcod and we are having problems to conceive. Pls suggest. She is having high amt of hair loss Pls find her reports
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
for hair loss consult a dermatologisther prolactin is high so plz get a pooled prolactin levels done
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FAQs

Q. What is Camforte and what is it used for?

Camforte contains Cabergoline, which belongs to a group of medicines that reduces the level of prolactin. It is used to treat medical problems such as galactorrhoea due to abnormally high level of prolactin. It is also used to stops breast milk production (lactation) in case of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Camforte?

Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The advised dose and duration depend on your medical condition. It is recommended to take this medicine with food or after food, to reduce the chances of nausea or vomiting.

Q.  What are the possible side effects of using Camforte?

During the first few days of treatment, this medicine may decrease your blood pressure which could make you feel dizzy. So, it is recommended that you change your position slowly when trying to sit, stand or lie down during the initial days of the treatment. Your doctor may suggest you to monitor your blood pressure regularly during these days. The other common side effects are drowsiness, nausea, headache, dizziness, vertigo, stomach pain, indigestion, fatigue, and weakness. If any of these side effects bother you, consult your doctor.

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