Side effect(s) of Bromocriptine

Review the side-effects of Bromocriptine as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

- Nausea, vomiting, gastric hemorrhage, abdominal cramps, constipation and diarrhea.

   Central Nervous System
- Dizziness, headache, drowsiness, depression, postural hypotension, hallucinations, confusion and psychosis.

- Nasal congestion and pleural effusion.

- Urinary frequency, urinary incontinence, urinary retention and increased Blood Urea Nitrogen.

Other Precautions :

Avoid alcohol consumption.
Use proper contraception methods to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Bromocriptine

Bromocriptine(Parlodel) generic is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease either alone or with other medications. It is also used for galactorrhoea (abnormal milk production), hypogonadism (reduced hormone production by sex hormones), infertility, suppressed lactation and menstrual disorders.

Trade Names for Bromocriptine

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