Dostinex Cabergoline and/or alternatives

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Dostinex 0.5mg

Manufacturer: Pfizer Source Country : New Zealand
Shipped from : New Zealand

Dostinex 0.5mg

Manufacturer: Pfizer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom

Dostinex 0.5mg

Manufacturer: Pfizer Canada Inc Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada

Cabergoline 0.5mg

Generic Alternative to Dostinex 0.5mg
Marketed as Cabgolin in India Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Source Country : India
Shipped from : Mauritius

Cabergoline 0.5mg

Generic Alternative to Dostinex 0.5mg
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom

Cabergoline 2mg

Generic Alternative to Dostinex 2mg
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
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Description of Dostinex

Dostinex is an oral drug prescribed to individuals with very high prolactin levels in the body. Cabergoline, the active compound in this drug belonging to the class of ergot medications, is a dopamine receptor antagonist. In patients who buy Dostinex, the pituitary gland is affected by its active ingredient, Cabergoline, to lower its level of prolactin production. The generic form is known as Cabergoline.

Dostinex is available as 0.5mg tablets, each containing the following inactive compounds: lactose, USP and leucine.

Indications & Dosage of Dostinex

Dostinex is indicated for the treatment of the following medical conditions :

  • Idiopathic hyperprolactinemic disorders;
  • Hyperprolactinemic disorders as a result of pituitary adenomas;

Since Dostinex works by regulating hormone levels in the body, maintaining the dosage as prescribed by the doctor is highly essential. The usual starting dose of Dostinex is 0.25mg taken two times in 7 days. Though the doctor may decide to increase the dose strength of this drug gradually, it is advisable to limit it to 1mg two times a week.

Dostinex tablets may be taken with or without food and must be swallowed whole with water each time.

It is important for patients who buy Dostinex to visit the doctor regularly for monitoring their prolactin levels.

This drug should be stored at temperatures between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius.

Side Effects & Interactions of Dostinex

Each drug is capable of producing certain adverse effects in the body. Dostinex too has its own set of mild, moderate and severe side effects. It is necessary for patients to discuss, with their doctor, the possibilities of adverse effects during Dostinex treatment. Some of the minor side effects of this drug includes:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness or light headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Gut problems like diarrhea or constipation

Although the aforementioned side effects are mostly temporary by nature and do not require immediate medical attention, the following list of side effects are serious and should be promptly reported to a doctor:

  • Extreme fatigue
  • Shortness of breath and related breathing troubles
  • Vision changes
  • Swelling in the feet or ankles
  • Painful menstruation
  • Breast pain
  • Cough
  • Mood changes, anxiety, restlessness

There may be instances of some rare side effects of this drug in some patients. Medical guidance should be taken if patients feel that Dostinex is not suitable for them or causing unwanted side effects.

It is always advisable to disclose all medications being consumed by the patients to their doctors before starting on any new drug. Dostinex is known to interact with many medicines and hence patients may be required to stop taking some of them or adjust doses to continue Dostinex as their medication. Some drugs known to interact with Dostinex are: metoclopramide, anti-psychotic medications like haloperidol, chlorpromazine, metoclopramide and thiothixene.

Warnings & Precautions of Dostinex

Patients should inform their doctors regarding previous and current medical disorders and their medical family history before using Dostinex. Patients with the following conditions (or history of) should especially notify the doctor of these:

  • Liver disorder
  • Hypertension
  • Diseases related to the heart valve
  • Pericardial, pulmonary or retroperitoneal fibrosis

Patients who are allergic to the ingredients of Dostinex or other ergot medicines should avoid using this drug.

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