Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using cabergoline tablets.
Indications and Usage
Cabergoline tablets are indicated in the treatment of hyperprolactinemia (high levels of prolactin in the body).
This could be as a result of a tumor in the pituitary gland or hormone problem.
High prolactin levels cause changes in the following: breast milk production, menstrual cycle, ovulation, sex drive, and inability to keep an erection.
Cabergoline tablet is used to treat the host factor (hyperprolactinemia) which causes the above mentioned abnormal changes.
Administration and Dosage
Use of Cabergoline tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding does not appear to be harmful. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking Cabergoline tablets.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 0.25mg taken twice per week.
It is not for children below the age of 18.
For people above 65 years, doses should be tapered due to the possibility of reduced renal and hepatic functions associated with age.
Possible interactions with cabergoline tablets include antipsychotic drugs, anti-nausea drugs, some vitamin supplements, and herbs.
Cabergoline tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with cabergoline tablets.
Cabergoline is contraindicated with patients who have a heart valve problem, taking antipsychotic drugs.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects.
Please call the emergency department if you suspect cabergoline tablets overdose.
Do not take Cabergoline if
- You are allergic to cabergoline or any of the other excipients;
- You have serious heart and heart valve problems;
- You have a history of scarred tissue;
- You have preeclampsia (increases blood pressure due to pregnancy);
- You have serious liver damage;
- You are below 18 years old.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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