Bromocriptine

Category: Hyperprolactinaemia



Bromocriptine Overview

Bromocriptine (originally marketed as Parlodel, subsequently under many names)[1] is an ergoline derivative, is a dopamine agonist that is used in the treatment of pituitary tumors, Parkinson's disease (PD), hyperprolactinaemia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. Contents 1 Indications 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacology 4 Chemistry 5 History 6 Society and culture 7 See also 8 References 9 External links Indications Bromocriptine is used to treat acromega...

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Bromocriptine usage and dodage

i was prescribed with Bromocriptine, but i'am confused beacuse i see there are two types: the capsules which are 5mg and the tablets 2.5 mg. my doctor prescribed me to take 1/2 tablet each night, but he means half of the 2.5 mg or the 5 mg one. Iam confused because maybe I think that he menat half of the capsule (5mg) which is the 2.5 tablet. Iam currently taking half of the 2.5 mg, is this right or I should take the 2.5 entirely, which is the half of the 5 mg? HELP PLEASEEE!!!! ## If I were in your shoes, the best thing to do is exactly what you are already doing, taking half of the 2.5 mg tablet; as your doctor prescribed. Better safe to under-dose than overdose. I can understand how it would be confusing and awkward to take half of a tablet. I would get ahold of your doctor to cl...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Bromocriptine
  • Capsule: 5mg
  • Tablet: 0.8mg, 2.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Bromocriptine: (17 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0165 Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0225 Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-2042 Bromocriptine (As Bromocriptine Mesylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-7096 Bromocriptine 5 mg (Bromocriptine Mesylate 5.74 mg) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0574-0106 Bromocriptine (As Bromocriptine Mesylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Paddock Laboratories, LLC
  • 0781-2119 Bromocriptine 5 mg (Bromocriptine Mesylate 5.74 mg) Oral Capsule by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5325 Bromocriptine (As Bromocriptine Mesylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 54868-5667 Bromocriptine (As Bromocriptine Mesylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 60687-286 Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by American Health Packaging
  • 63304-158 Bromocriptine Mesylate 5 mg Oral Capsule by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 63304-962 Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 65841-654 Bromocriptine 5 mg (Bromocriptine Mesylate 5.74 mg) Oral Capsule by Cadila Healthcare Limited
  • 66685-5905 Bromocriptine (As Bromocriptine Mesylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Lek Pharmaceuticals
  • 68084-375 Bromocriptine 5 mg (Bromocriptine Mesylate 5.74 mg) Oral Capsule by American Health Packaging
  • 68151-1305 Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Carilion Materials Management
  • 68382-110 Bromocriptine 5 mg (Bromocriptine Mesylate 5.74 mg) Oral Capsule by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (Usa) Inc.
  • 69189-7096 Bromocriptine Mesylate 5 mg Oral Capsule by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Bromocriptine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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