Caberlin (Cabergoline) (ca BER goe leen)
What is Caberlin (Cabergoline) used for?
Caberlin (Cabergoline) is a dopamine receptor antagonist, which works by preventing the release of a certain hormone (prolactin) from the pituitary gland. It is given to women with high levels of prolactin, to treat symptoms such as unwanted breast milk and missed periods. Male patients with high levels of prolactin may be given this drug to treat a decrease in sexual ability or enlarged breasts.
How should I use Caberlin (Cabergoline)?
Patients should follow the instructions of their physician when taking Caberlin (Cabergoline) tablets. Your physician may tell you to take this drug twice per week. Follow all instructions provided by your physician, and never exceed the recommended dose.
What are the side effects of Caberlin (Cabergoline)?
Caberlin (Cabergoline) may cause side effects, such as:
This drug may also cause more serious side effects, which require immediate medical attention. Consult your physician if you notice changes in mood, vision changes, breast pain or any other serious side effects.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Caberlin (Cabergoline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.