bromocriptine


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bromocriptine

[‚brō·mō′krip‚tēn]
(organic chemistry)
C32H40BrN5O5 A polypeptide alkaloid that is a derivative of the ergotoxin group of ergot alkaloids and is a dopamine receptor agonist.
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Evaluation of bromocriptine in the treatment of acute severe peripartum cardiomyopathy: a proof-of-concept pilot study.
Available evidence suggests that timed bromocriptine therapy improves insulin sensitivity and dysglycemia by correcting hypothalamic activity aberrations that potentiate insulin resistance ([30], reviewed in [31]).
Effect of bromocriptine on acute ethanol tolerance in UChB rats.
60 rats were divided into six groups of ten individuals: control, model group, model plus positive drug bromocriptine group, plus high dose of WEFHG (12.8 g/kg) group, plus middle dose of WEFHG (6.4 g/kg) group, and plus low dose of WEFHG (3.2 g/kg) group.
Two Cochrane reviews specifically evaluated the dopamine agonist bromocriptine. (3,4) The first focused on 6 head-to-head trials with levodopa that enrolled 850 patients.
Bromocriptine QR (Cycloset[R]), one of the newest oral medications to receive approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is thought to improve insulin resistance through its action on the central nervous system, in a weight-neutral manner and without significantly increasing the risk of hypoglycemia.
For Prolactinomas medical treatment in the form of Bromocriptine was the first line drug used, as it was the cost effective option for low income patients seen in a public sector hospital.21 Hormonal replacement was given to patients where deficiency existed and in post-operative patients.
Tamoxifen, danazol, and bromocriptine can be considered as third-line management options for severe treatment-resistant mastalgia.
It was first used about 30 years ago in treating a patient who developed bromocriptine resistance (25,26).
Danazol is superior to bromocriptine in the treatment of cyclical breast pain.
Amantadine in dose of 200mg daily in two divided doses and bromocriptine in escalating doses ranging from 2.5mg up to 40 mg daily in three divided doses.
Participants were to not have consumed chamomile in the previous four weeks, and have no regular intake of aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, danazol, bromocriptine, or tamoxifen.