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Parlodel Coupon - Parlodel 2.5mg tablet

Bromocriptine

BROMOCRIPTINE is used to treat high levels of prolactin. This medicine is useful in treating menstrual and fertility problems or certain types of tumors. It is used to treat acromegaly, a condition where the body makes too much growth hormone. This medicine may also be used to treat Parkinson's disease. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of bromocriptine is around $47.85, 64% off the average retail price of $133.16. Compare ergot derivatives.
Parlodel Coupon - Parlodel 2.5mg tablet

Parlodel Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

If you stop taking this medicine when it is being used for tumor treatment, the tumor may regrow quickly, and your original symptoms may return. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can increase possible dizziness. Avoid alcoholic drinks. If you find that you have sudden feelings of wanting to sleep during normal activities, like cooking, watching television, or while driving or riding in a car, you should contact your health care professional.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.

There have been reports of increased sexual urges or other strong urges such as gambling while taking this medicine. If you experience any of these urges while taking this medicine, you should report it to your health care provider as soon as possible.

This medicine may affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.

You should check your skin often for changes to moles and new growths while taking this medicine. Call your doctor if you notice any of these changes.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information. Do not breast-feed an infant while taking this medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Dizziness or lightheadedness, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position

nausea

Less common—reported more often in patients with Parkinson's disease

Confusion

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

uncontrolled movements of the body, such as the face, tongue, arms, hands, head, and upper body

Rare—reported more often in patients taking large doses

Increased frequency of urination

loss of appetite, continuing

lower back pain

runny nose, continuing

stomach pain, continuing or severe

weakness

Rare

Black, tarry stools

bloody vomit

blurred vision

fainting

fast heartbeat

increased sweating

nausea

nervousness

seizures

severe chest pain

sudden weakness

temporary blindness

unusual headache

vomiting, continuing or severe

Incidence not known

Agitation

anxiety

blue or pale skin

chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder

chills

difficulty in breathing

difficulty in speaking

double vision

false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts

fever

headache

high fever

high or low blood pressure

inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles

inability to speak

increased frequency of urination

loss of bladder control

lower back pain

severe muscle stiffness

slow speech

troubled or quick, shallow breathing

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusually pale skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Constipation

diarrhea

drowsiness or tiredness

dry mouth

leg cramps at night

loss of appetite

mental depression

stomach pain

stuffy nose

tingling or pain in the fingers and toes when exposed to cold temperatures

vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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