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Parcar (1 mg) is a potent dopamine receptor agonist, prescribed for hyperprolactinemic disorders (high level of prolactin hormone), Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications.  It decreases the amount of prolactin in the body.

Drug information on Parcar (1 mg) (Cabergoline) from Zydus Takeda Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Parcar (1 mg)

Zydus Takeda Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Cabergoline
4 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Parcar (1 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Parcar (1 mg)

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, constipation, abdominal pain, indigestion, vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea, flatulence, throat irritation, toothache.

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, fainting, tingling.

  Body As a Whole : Weakness, fatigue, fainting, influenza-like symptoms, uneasiness, swelling of eye/extremities.

  Psychiatric: Depression, drowsiness, loss of appetite, anxiety, sleeplessness, impaired concentration, nervousness.

  Heart: Hot flashes, low blood pressure, palpitation.

  Genitourinary: Breast pain, absence of menstrual cycle.

  Skin: Pimple, itching.

  Musculoskeletal : Joint pain

  Respiratory : Nose inflammation

  Eye: Abnormal vision

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The recommended initial dose is 0.25 mg twice a week. Dosage may be increased by 0.25 mg twice weekly up to a dosage of 1 mg twice a week according to the patient's serum prolactin level.

How to use Parcar (1 mg)?

Should be taken with food.

When is Parcar (1 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity to ergot derivatives, uncontrolled hypertension.

Warnings and Precautions for Parcar (1 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, Raynaud's syndrome, liver or kidney impairment, peptic ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, history of psychosis, high blood pressure, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid prolonged use and/or usage of high doses otherwise it may lead to psychiatric disorders, heart or lung disorder.

• Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.

• Monitor serum prolactin level monthly until normalization.

Other Precautions for Parcar (1 mg)

Monitor liver function regularly in patients with liver impairment.

Storage Conditions for Parcar (1 mg)

Oral: Store at 20-25°C.

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