What is High Prolactin?

Prolactin is a hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland. Prolactin is what causes lactation in women. Too much prolactin can cause symptoms in both men and women. Symptoms for women include: irregularities in menstruation, infertility, breast discharge, and mood change. Symptoms for men include: erectile dysfunction and decrease in libido.

Treatment for high prolactin levels includes taking medication. A common drug class used to treat high prolactin is the ergot derivatives drug class.

Popular High Prolactin Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Ergot Derivatives 73 See Prices
Ergot Derivatives 88 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

High Prolactin Drug Classes

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