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Bromocriptine (By mouth)

Bromocriptine (broe-moe-KRIP-teen)

Treats menstrual problems, growth hormone overproduction, Parkinson disease, and pituitary tumors. Also used to stop breast milk production. Also used to treat type 2 diabetes.

Brand Name(s):

Cycloset, Parlodel

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to bromocriptine or similar medicines, or if you are breastfeeding. Postpartum women with a history of coronary artery disease should not use this medicine. Do not use Cycloset® if you have fainting migraine headaches.

How to Use This Medicine:

Capsule, Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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