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    Cabergoline

    Information about Cabergoline

    Cabergoline uses

    Cabergoline is used in Increased prolactin levels and Acromegaly.
    It stops breast milk production (lactation) soon after childbirth, abortion or miscarriage.

    How cabergoline works

    Cabergoline 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.

    Common side effects of cabergoline

    Nausea, Peripheral edema, Heart valve disease

    Available Medicine for Cabergoline

    • ₹160 to ₹331
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹160 to ₹331
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹72 to ₹146
      Serum Institute Of India Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹110
      Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹79 to ₹160
      Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹60 to ₹168
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹268
      TTK Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹105
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹60 to ₹105
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹90
      Cipla Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Cabergoline

    • 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 Cabergoline.

    Frequently asked questions for Cabergoline

    Cabergoline

    Q. Can I take clomid and Cabergoline for fertility?
    Please consult your doctor regarding use of clomid and Cabergoline for improving fertility
    Q. Is Cabergoline illegal?
    No. Cabergoline 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
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    Q. Is Cabergoline a fertility drug?
    Cabergoline 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 Cabergoline cause weight loss?
    No. Weight loss is not a known side effect of Cabergoline
    Q. Is Cabergoline a steroid/monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)?
    No. Cabergoline 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. Cabergoline has no known inhibitory activity on enzymes monoamine oxidases (MAO)
    Q. What is Cabergoline 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 Cabergoline affect your periods/cause hair loss/headaches/constipation/increased libido?
    Yes. Some possible side effects of Cabergoline include: hair loss, changes in menstrual cycle, headache, constipation and increased sexual desire
    Q. Does Cabergoline work?
    Yes. Cabergoline 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 Cabergoline safe?
    Yes. Cabergoline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. When is Cabergoline used?
    Cabergoline 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 Cabergoline shrink pituitary tumors/ is Cabergoline a chemo drug?
    No. Cabergoline has no known direct effect on pituitary tumors. It is not a chemo drug

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)