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Golin 0.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Golin Tablet

Golin 0.5 mg Tablet is used in treatment of high levels of prolactin. It is also used to stop breast milk production (lactation) in case of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

Golin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Heart valve disease

How to use Golin 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. Golin 0.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Golin Tablet works

Golin 0.5 mg 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.

Golin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Golin 0.5 mg Tablet. Taking cabergoline together with alcohol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Golin 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Golin 0.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Golin 0.5 mg Tablet is usually not used during breastfeeding because it suppresses lactation.
Driving
Golin 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Golin 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Golin 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Golin 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Golin 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Golin Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Golin 0.5 mg 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 Golin 0.5 mg 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 Golin 0.5 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Regular monitoring of blood pressure may be advised during treatment with Golin 0.5 mg Tablet.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

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

Golin 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 Golin?

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 Golin?

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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