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Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Proctinal Tablet

Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet is used for high levels of prolactin, female infertility and acromegaly. It is also used to stop breast milk production (lactation) in case of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

Proctinal Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue

How to use Proctinal 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. Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Proctinal Tablet works

Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet is a dopamine receptor agonist. It decreases the release of prolactin (milk hormone) in the body. Overproduction of this hormone is associated with abnormal production of breast milk as well as suppression of the sexual glands which can cause infertility. Reducing prolactin levels with Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet can therefore improve these conditions. In acromegaly, it works by lowering the amount of growth hormone in the body.

Proctinal Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Proctinal 2.5 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
Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet is usually not used during breastfeeding because it suppresses lactation.
Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in some patients while on Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
Kidney
Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, a cautious use of this medicine is advised in these patients.

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Expert Advice

  • Proctinal 2.5 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 Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not take Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding.
  • Monitoring of blood pressure may be advised regularly during treatment with Proctinal 2.5 mg Tablet.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Proctinal

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What is the cause of enlarge spleen and liver? What treatment to be given? What precautions should be taken? Problem has got repeated in 2 months
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.There are many causes of liver and spleen enlargementfew examples--Infection: Acute viral hepatitis. Infectious mononucleosis. Haematological disease: Myeloproliferative disease. Leukaemia. Metabolic disease: Niemann-Pick disease. Chronic liver disease and portal hypertension: Chronic active hepatitis. Amyloidosis. Acromegaly. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Sarcoidosis.
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Erectile dysfunction is the condition in which a man is unable to maintain an erection of the penis that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. A person may be able to get an erection while masturbating but fails to get an erection when he is with the sexual partner. There are many reasons for this condition. It includes narrowing of the blood vessels to the penis, changes in hormones, anxiety, depression, relationship problem or any injury. Tips for controlling ED: Dried dates offer good strength to the body and have the ability to increase sexual drive in humans. Mix a handful of dried date, pistachio nuts, almonds and quince seeds in equal proportions and then pound them into fine powder. Mix this powder in a glass of milk and consume it daily to see effective results.
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FAQs

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

Proctinal contains a medicine called Bromocriptine. It is used to treat female infertility caused due to the abnormally high level of prolactin. It is also used to stop breast milk production (lactation) in case of stillbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

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

You must take this medicine with food or after food. Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition.

Q. What if I forget to take Proctinal?

If you forget a dose, take your next dose as planned. Do not take the double dose, to make up for a forgotten one.

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

During the first few days of taking Proctinal you may experience low blood pressure, for which it is advised to slowly change your position when you lie down or stand up. The other common side effects are headache, dizziness, drowsiness, feeling and being sick, constipation, and blocked nose. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

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