Dostinex - 0.5mg (8 Tablets)
Cabergoline Packets of 8 x 0.5 mg Tablets Manufactured by Pharmacia Use Dostinex is used to treat certain hormone problems (excess prolactin).
The drug is used to reduce or prevent breast milk production, except after childbirth (postpartum).
Dostinex may also be used for Parkinson's disease, prolactin-producing tumors and to adjust various hormone levels in certain diseases (ovarian diseases). It can also be used in the treatment of ED. Dosage Dostinex is taken by mouth twice weekly.
Dosage is adjusted generally at 4 week periods based on blood tests (prolactin). Follow all instructions. Side effects Unusual weakness or fatigue, nausea or vomiting, constipation, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, tingling or numbness sensation may occur. If these persist or worsen, notify your physician. Unlikely but report promptly any mental/mood changes. Very unlikely but report promptly any fainting, swelling of feet or ankles, breast pain or menstrual changes or vision problems. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your physician or pharmacist.
Before using Dostinex, tell your physician your medical history, including any allergies (especially drug allergies), liver disease, psychiatric illness, uncontrolled high blood pressure or high blood pressure during pregnancy. Limit alcohol as it may aggravate side effects of Dostinex.
Caution performing tasks requiring alertness, such as driving. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly.
Tell your physician if you are pregnant before using this medication. It is not known if Dostinex is excreted into breast milk. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using Dostinex is not recommended. Consult your physician before breast-feeding.