What is Brom® Bromocriptine Tablet (Parlodel Generic)?
Bromocriptine, originally marketed as Parlodel and subsequently under many brand names, is an ergoline derivative and dopamine agonist that is used in the treatment of pituitary tumors, Parkinson’s disease, hyperprolactinemia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and, as an adjunct, type 2 diabetes.
Brom 2.5mg Tablet is a dopamine receptor agonist. It decreases the release of prolactin (milk hormone) in the body. Overproduction of this hormone is associated with abnormal production of breast milk as well as suppression of the sexual glands which can cause infertility. Reducing prolactin levels with Brom 2.5mg Tablet can therefore improve these conditions. In acromegaly, it works by lowering the amount of growth hormone in the body.
Brom® Bromocriptine Tablet is a medicine used to treat high levels of prolactin in the body, female infertility, and acromegaly. It works by inhibiting the release of prolactin (milk hormone) in the body. In acromegaly, it works by lowering the amount of growth hormone in the body.
Brom® Bromocriptine Tablet should be taken with food, but take it at the same time every day for better results. It should be taken as per your doctor’s advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Perform regular exercise, follow a diet plan, and take other prescribed diabetes medicine while on treatment with this medicine.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, and dizziness. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Always carry some sugar candy with you to overcome low blood sugar levels. You should avoid drinking alcohol as it can enhance medicine’s side effects.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What benefits of Brom® Bromocriptine (Cycloset Generic)?
In High levels of prolactin. Prolactin is a hormone that helps in the growth and development of breasts and also causes milk secretion in females. Brom 2.5mg Tablet helps to stop breast milk secretion in females that have had a stillbirth, miscarriage, or abortion. It acts on a chemical in the brain, dopamine, that is responsible for these high levels of prolactin and stops milk secretion.
In Female infertility. Brom 2.5mg Tablet helps in the regulation of ovulation and menstruation. It is used to cause menstrual periods in women who have not reached menopause but are not having periods due to too much prolactin hormone in the body. Use the medicine as prescribed for it to be effective.
In Acromegaly. Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that occurs due to excessive secretion of growth hormones in adults. When this happens, the bones increase in size, including those of your hands, feet, and face. Brom 2.5mg Tablet helps decrease growth hormone levels, and therefore, helps in treating acromegaly and its associated effects. Take it as advised by the doctor to get the most benefits.
Side effects of Brom® Bromocriptine Tablet
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common side effects of Brom: Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Fatigue, Constipation, Inflammation of the nose, Weakness
Severe side effects of Brom: Hallucination, Confusion, Visual disturbance, Urinary retention, Fibrotic-related complications, Psychiatric disorders, Stroke, Neuroleptic-like malignant syndrome, High blood pressure, Myocardial infarction, Seizure.