Manufacturer: Walter Bushnell
Trade name: Briptin
Strength: 2.5 mg
Active ingredient: Bromocriptine
Category: Bromocriptine is a dopamine agonist.
Pregnancy category: Bromocriptine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category: B
Uses: Briptin 2.5 mg tablet is used to treat Parkinson's disease. Bromocriptine is also used to treat symptoms of hyperprolactinemia (eg, excessive or abnormal breast milk production, discharge from the nipples, certain menstrual problems (lack of menstrual periods), difficulty becoming pregnant), acromegaly, type 2 diabetes.
How to use: Take Briptin 2.5 mg tablet orally with food usually once daily. Your doctor starts with low dose and gradually increase the dose. Do not stop the dose without consulting the doctor.
Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, headache; lightheadedness, tiredness, constipation, or headache, stomach cramps
Dosage: Usual adult dose for hyperprolactinemia: Initial: 1.25 mg to 2.5 mg daily. Maintenance: 2.5 mg to 15 mg daily. Usual adult dose for Parkinson's disease: Initial: 1.25 mg twice daily. Increase the dosage every 2 to 4 weeks. Maximum daily dosage: 100 mg. Usual adult dose for type 2 diabetes: Initial: 0.8 mg daily. Maintenance: 1.6 to 4.8 mg daily. Maximum daily dosage: 4.8 mg.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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