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Dostinex

Cabergoline (ca-BER-goe-leen)


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Dostinex

Quantity Stength Unit Price Price Cart
8 Tablets Dostinex .25mg $8.25 $65.99
24 Tablets Dostinex .25mg $7.92 $189.99
8 Tablets Dostinex .5mg $16.37 $130.99
24 Tablets Dostinex .5mg $15.87 $380.99

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Dostinex is a dopamine receptor agonist which contains Carbegoline as a main component. This medicine is used for the management of disorders linked with high level of prolactin due to the formation of tumor in pituitary glands or due to any unknown reason. This drug blocks the secretion of from the pituitary gland.

Dostinex is a dopamine D2 receptor agonist and it inhibits the secretion of prolactin in the lactotroph cells present in the pituitary gland which leads to the decreased prolactin level.

Dostinex should not be consumed in various conditions such as-

  • If you are allergic to Carbegoline, then avoid the use of this medicine.
  • Liver and kidney disease patients should not consume this medicament.
  • A person undergoing high blood pressure should not take this drug.
  • Pregnant women or breast feeding mothers should not take this medicine.
  • If you are suffering from any cardiac disease or blood related disorder, then avoid intake of this medicine.

Dostinex should not be consumed along with the following drugs such as-

  • This medicine should not be consumed along with macrolides like Clarithromycin as it may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Butyrophenones like Haloperidol should not be taken with this medicament as it may reduce the effects of Dostinex.
  • Avoid taking Triptans like Samatriptan because it may lead to various side effects.
  • Avoid taking anti epileptic drugs like Phenytoin, Carbamazepine along with Dostinex

Storage condition of Dostinex

  • This drug should be stored at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • It should be kept away from the direct heat, light and moisture.
  • It should be kept away from the reach of children.

DOSE OF DOSTINEX

Dose for Hyperprolactenemia- A person should consume, starting dose of 0.25mg orally two times in a week. As per the requirement dose may be increased by 0.25mg. It should be taken 2 times in a week. The maximum dose should not exceed more than 1mg orally two times in a week.

In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose then, skip the missed dose and consume the next dose and after that follow your dosage routine regularly.

In case if overdose of this medication is consumed then some overdose symptoms may occur such as-

  • Back pain, behavioral changes
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blurred vision
  • Hallucination, irregular heart beat

ADVERSE EFFECTS

Dostinex may show some side effects such as-

  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Stomach ache, stomach cramps, indigestion
  • Nausea, Vomiting
  • Weakness, tiredness and fainting
  • Sore throat, difficulty in swallowing
  • Swelling of lips , face
  • Redness of skin, itching and rashes

PRECAUTIONS

Various safety tips that should be followed while taking Dostinex are-

  • Intake of this medication may lead to drowsiness and somnolence, so avoid driving after taking this medicine.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol along with this drug as it may lead to severe sedation, light headedness, fainting.
  • This drug should be consumed with caution in case of pediatric patients.
  • In case of geriatric patients (65years or above) should consume this medicine with caution.