Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Increased prolactin levels, Acromegaly
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Alcohol
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₹40.0/Tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lactocab Tablet

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Uses of Lactocab Tablet

Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet is used in increased prolactin levels and acromegaly.
It stops breast milk production (lactation) soon after childbirth, abortion or miscarriage.
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Side effects of Lactocab Tablet

Common

Nausea, Peripheral edema, Heart valve disease.

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How to use Lactocab 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. It is better to take Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet with food.

How Lactocab Tablet works

Lactocab 0.5mg tablet treats increased prolactin level by decreasing the amount of prolactin in the body which helps in fertility and period problems. It treats acromegaly by decreasing the amount of growth hormone in the body.

In Depth Information on Lactocab Tablet

Expert advice for Lactocab Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Regular monitoring of heart function (tests like echocardiogram) may be advised while on treatment with Lactocab.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking cabergoline together with alcohol may increase side e
ffects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lactocab 0.5mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet is usually not used during breastfeeding because it suppresses lactation.
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Driving
Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lactocab 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cabergoline

Please consult your doctor regarding use of clomid and Lactocab for improving fertility
No. Lactocab 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
Lactocab 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
No. Weight loss is not a known side effect of Lactocab
No. Lactocab 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. Lactocab has no known inhibitory activity on enzymes monoamine oxidases (MAO)
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
Yes. Some possible side effects of Lactocab include: hair loss, changes in menstrual cycle, headache, constipation and increased sexual desire
Yes. Lactocab 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.
Yes. Lactocab is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Lactocab 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
No. Lactocab has no known direct effect on pituitary tumors. It is not a chemo drug
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