Active Ingredient(s):Bromocriptine FDA Approved: * June 28, 1978 Pharm Company: *NOVARTIS Category:Hyperprolactinaemia
Bromocriptine, originally marketed as Parlodel and subsequently under many brand names, is an ergoline derivative and dopamine agonist that is used in the treatment of pituitary tumors, Parkinson's disease, hyperprolactinaemia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and, as an adjunct, type 2 diabetes.
It was patented in 1968 and approved for medical use in 1975.
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