Bromocriptine

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  • TRADE NAMES: Apo-Bromocriptine; Bromed; Cryocriptina; Kripton; Parilac; Parlodel (Novartis); Pravidel; Serocryptin
  • INDICATIONS: Amenorrhea, Parkinsonism, infertility, acromegaly
  • CLASS: Dopamine receptor agonist
  • HALF-LIFE: initial: 6–8 hours; terminal: 50 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Alcohol, Antipsychotics, Azithromycin, Domperidone, Erythromycin, Isometheptene, Lanreotide, Levomepromazine, Macrolides, Memantine, Methyldopa, Metoclopramide, Octreotide, Pasireotide, Pseudoephedrine, Risperidone, Sympathomimetics, Zuclopenthixol

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: B

Contraindicated in women who become pregnant or in the postpartum period.

Our database has 53 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
HAIR
MUCOSAL
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
OCULAR
OTHER


Page last updated 09/11/2017

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric