Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Increased prolactin levels, Female infertility, Type 2 diabetes
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151.65
₹15.17/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Proctinal Tablet

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Uses of Proctinal Tablet

Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet is used in increased prolactin levels, female infertility, type 2 diabetes and acromegaly.
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Side effects of Proctinal Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Fatigue.

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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. It is better to take Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet with food.

How Proctinal Tablet works

Proctinal 2.5mg 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. Researchers don't know how exactly it works in diabetes mellitus.

In Depth Information on Proctinal Tablet

Expert advice for Proctinal 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 Proctinal.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Proctinal 2.5mg 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
Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet is usually not used during breastfeeding because it suppresses lactation.
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Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in
some patients while on Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
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Kidney
Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Proctinal 2.5mg 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Bromocriptine

Q. Is bromocriptine addictive?
No, bromocriptine is not an addictive
Q. Does bromocriptine cause constipation/weight loss/hair loss/weight gain?
Bromocriptine may cause side effects such as constipation and hair loss. But it has no known effect on body weight
Q. Is bromocriptine safe?
Bromocriptine is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is bromocriptine teratogenic?
Bromocriptine has not shown any teratogenic effects in humans. But always consult your doctor before taking this drug
Q. Does bromocriptine shrink pituitary tumors?
Yes, Bromocriptine can shrink specific tumors of pituitary gland like prolactinomas
Q. Is bromocriptine a monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)/steroid/hormone?
Bromocriptine is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)/steroid/hormone. It belongs to the class of drugs called dopamine agonists
Q. Is bromocriptine better than cabergoline?
Both Cabergoline and bromocriptine belong to the same class of drug known as dopamine agonists. Both the drugs have almost similar efficacy in treatment of hormonal abnormalities and in Parkinson's disease but effect can vary depending on individual response. Always consult your doctor before changing your medication
Q. Does bromocriptine delay period?
Bromocriptine normalizes the monthly cycle. It can normalize ovulation (release of eggs or female gametes) by decreasing the release of prolactin.
Q. Is bromocriptine a fertility drug/ increased fertility?
It is used to treat hyperprolactinemia (increased prolactin level). Bromocriptine can normalize ovulation and improve fertility by bringing prolactin levels to normal
Q. Can you take ibuprofen/clomid (clomiphene)/ Tylenol (acetaminophen)/ Nyquil (acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ doxylamine/pseudoephedrine)/vitex (chaste tree)/ folic acid with bromocriptine?
No drug interaction was found with any of the mentioned drugs. Always consult your physician before taking any concomitant medicine
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