Bromocriptine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bromocriptine?

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• This medicine is used to treat acromegaly.

• This medicine is used to treat females who do not have a menstrual cycle.

• This medicine is used to treat females who have too much milk production.

• This medicine is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

• This medicine is used to treat some prolactin-secreting tumors.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that slow your actions and reactions.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred vision, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving, doing other...

 
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