Dostinex (Cabergoline) IPH

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This medication is used to treat high levels of prolactin hormone in your body. High levels of prolactin in women can cause symptoms such as unwanted breast milk and missed periods and can cause difficulty becoming pregnant. High levels of prolactin in men can cause symptoms such as enlarged breast and decreased sexual ability/desire. Cabergoline is an ergot medication and works by blocking the release of prolactin from the pituitary gland.

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Dostinex, also known as cabergoline, is a medication primarily used to treat hyperprolactinemia, a condition characterized by elevated levels of prolactin hormone in the blood. Prolactin is responsible for stimulating milk production in the breast glands, but high levels can lead to various health issues, including irregular menstrual periods, infertility, and breast milk production in men and non-pregnant women.

Cabergoline works by stimulating dopamine receptors in the brain, which inhibits the production and release of prolactin from the pituitary gland. By reducing prolactin levels, Dostinex helps restore hormonal balance and alleviate symptoms associated with hyperprolactinemia.
In addition to treating hyperprolactinemia, Dostinex may also be used off-label for other conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease and certain types of pituitary tumors called prolactinomas. In Parkinson’s disease, cabergoline helps alleviate symptoms by acting as a dopamine agonist, mimicking the effects of dopamine in the brain and improving motor function.

Dostinex is available in the form of oral tablets, typically taken once or twice weekly, as prescribed by a healthcare professional. The dosage and duration of treatment may vary depending on the individual’s condition and response to therapy. It’s essential to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by a healthcare provider to ensure safe and effective use of Dostinex.

While Dostinex is generally well-tolerated, it may cause side effects in some individuals, including nausea, dizziness, fatigue, constipation, and headache. Rare but more serious side effects such as hallucinations, confusion, and heart valve problems may occur, particularly with long-term use or high doses of the medication. Patients should be monitored regularly by a healthcare provider while taking Dostinex to assess treatment efficacy and detect any potential adverse effects.
Overall, Dostinex is an effective medication for managing hyperprolactinemia and related conditions, helping restore hormonal balance and improve symptoms.

How to use Dostinex Tablet

Take this meication by mouth with or without food, usually twice a week or as directed by your doctor.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment (prolactin levels). Your doctor will start you at a low dose and slowly increase your dose over several months to help decrease side effects. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.

Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark the days on the calendar when you need to take the medication.

Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Additional information

Chemical Composition

Treatment of high Prolactin – Cabergoline



Pack Size

10 Tabs



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