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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Criptine.
Criptine is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ther... View More
Criptine is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Cript... View More
Criptine may cause dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Criptine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Criptine may not be needed in ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Criptine in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. However, a cautious use of thi... View More
Criptine is a dopamine agonists and prolactin inhibitors. It is used in the treatment of medical condition occurs as of high level of prolactin such as ... View More
Uses of Criptine
- High levels of prolactin
- Female infertility
Side effects of Criptine
How to use Criptine
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Criptine is to be taken wi... View More
How Criptine works
Criptine is a dopamine receptor agonist. It decreases the release of prolactin (milk hormone) in the body. Overproduction of this hormone is associated ... View More
- Criptine is used to treat conditions caused by excess production of a natural hormone called prolactin such as infertility, or abnormal production of br... View More
- It should be taken with or after food to avoid side effects such as nausea or indigestion.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Criptine can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not take Criptine if you are breastfeeding.
- Monitoring of blood pressure may be advised regularly during treatment with Criptine.
Parkinson's disease, Galactorrhoea, Hypogonadism, Infertility, acromegaly, Lactation suppression, benign breast and menstrual disorders, Amenorrhea, hyp... View More
Should be taken with food.
Adult: PO Parkinson's disease As adjunct to levodopa: 1st wk: 1-1.25 mg at night, 2nd wk: 2-2.5 mg at night; 3rd wk: 2.5 mg twice daily; 4th wk: 2.5 mg ... View More
Hyperprolactinemia 11-15 years: 1.25-2.5 mg PO qDay (initially) Maintenance: 2.5-10 mg/day
Breast carcinoma, hypersensitivity to ergot alkaloids, uncontrolled hypertension, severe ischaemic heart disease. Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
Bromocriptine is a dopamine D2 and D3-agonist which works by activating postsynaptic dopamine receptors in the tuberoinfundibular and nigrostriatal path... View More
Increased risk of conception, patients with peptic ulcer, diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, impaired hepatic or renal function, pleuropulmonary signs and ... View More
>10% Nausea (49%),Hypotension (30%),Headache (19%),Dizziness (17%) 1-10% Abdominal cramps,Anorexia,Constipation,Dyspepsia,Dysphagia,Epigastric pain... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Safety of Bromocriptine treatment during pregnancy to the mother and fetus has not been established If pregnancy occurs during Bromo... View More
Bioavailability increased if given along with erythromycin. Alcohol reduces tolerance to bromocriptine and vice-versa. Effects of antihypertensives may ... View More
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