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 stops 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 is a dopamine antagonist. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (dopamine) which is responsible for the release of prolactin, a hormone that helps in breast milk production. This reduces the increased prolactin levels and stops breast milk production in case of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.
Golin Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
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 caused by excess production of a natural hormone called prolactin such as infertility, or abnormal production of breast milk (galactorrhoea).
  • It should be taken with or after food to avoid side effects such as nausea or indigestion.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Golin 0.5 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not take Golin 0.5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Regular monitoring of blood pressure and heart function (tests like echocardiogram), chest X-ray, and blood test may be advised before starting treatment and regularly during treatment with Golin 0.5 mg Tablet.

FAQs

Q. Can I take clomid and Golin for fertility?
Please consult your doctor regarding use of clomid and Golin for improving fertility
Q. Is Golin illegal?
No. Golin is not illegal; it belongs to a class of prescription drugs
Q. Does cabergoline raise testosterone/ increase dopamine?
No. Cabergoline has no known effect on stimulating testosterone release. Cabergoline does not increase release of dopamine. It only mimics the action dopamine by stimulating dopamine (D2) receptors
Q. Is Golin a fertility drug?
Golin can be used to improve fertility in cases where there are high levels of prolactin. It suppresses high prolactin levels in men and women. Clomid is a brand name for active drug clomiphene that stimulates ovulation (release of egg in women) and improves fertility
Q. What is caberlin 0.5?
Caberlin is a trade name for active drug cabergoline. Caberlin 0.5 contains 0.5 mg of cabergoline
Q. Does Golin cause weight loss?
No. Weight loss is not a known side effect of Golin
Q. Is Golin a steroid/monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)?
No. Golin stimulates dopamine (D2) receptor and used to lower high levels of prolactin in the body. It does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids. Golin has no known inhibitory activity on enzymes monoamine oxidases (MAO)
Q. What is Golin used for?
It is used to treat conditions associated with hyperprolactinemia such as absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), irregular menstruation (oligomenorrhea), absence of ovulation (anovulation), abnormal milky discharge from breasts (galactorrhea) and fertility problems in men and women
Q. Does Golin affect your periods/cause hair loss/headaches/constipation/increased libido?
Yes. Some possible side effects of Golin include: hair loss, changes in menstrual cycle, headache, constipation and increased sexual desire
Q. Does Golin work?
Yes. Golin is effective in lowering high levels of hormone prolactin in blood (hyperprolactinemia) and treat disorders related to hyperprolactinemia. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Golin safe?
Yes. Golin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. When is Golin used?
Golin is used when there is excess release of hormone prolactin in the body(hyperprolactinemia). It stops release of prolactin and lowers its levels in the blood
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/paracetamol/Benadryl with cabergoline?
Cabergoline has no known serious interaction with ibuprofen, paracetamol or active drugs in Benadryl. Inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
Q. Does Golin shrink pituitary tumors/ is Golin a chemo drug?
No. Golin has no known direct effect on pituitary tumors. It is not a chemo drug
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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