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Bromocriptine

Descriptions of Bromocriptine

Bromocriptine: Bromocriptine belongs to the group of medicines known as ergot alkaloids. It acts as a dopamine agonist primarily activating the dopamine D2 receptors. It blocks release of prolactin from the pituitary gland, and is used in the therapy of amenorrhea, infertility in women, abnormal breast milk discharge, hypogonadism, Parkinsons disease, and acromegaly. It is also used in the treatment of pituitary prolactinoma, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, cocaine addiction, and painful breast condition. (NCI)
Source: Diseases Database

Bromocriptine : D2 dopamine agonist used as a prolactin inhibitor.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Bromocriptine

Count: Bromocriptine is listed as a: treatment for 5 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Bromocriptine as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Bromocriptine' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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