Proctinal

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Proctinal Products

Proctinal Products are primarily used for

About Proctinal Products

Uses of Proctinal Products

Proctinal Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Proctinal are Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Fatigue.

How Proctinal Products work

Bromocriptine is a dopamine receptor agonist. At low strength, it reduces insulin resistance and improves blood sugar control in diabetes mellitus. At high strength, it treats increased prolactin level by decreasing the amount of prolactin in the body. This helps in fertility and period problems. It also treats acromegaly by decreasing the amount of growth hormone in the body.

In Depth Information for Proctinal Products

Expert advice for Proctinal Products

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

Patient Concerns about Proctinal Products

Frequently asked questions about Proctinal Products

Frequently asked questions about Bromocriptine

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.

Products for Proctinal

Proctinal 2.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
151.65
Not Available
Proctinal 1.25mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
102.9
Not Available

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