The dose of bromocriptine that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- The particular bromocriptine product
- How you respond to bromocriptine (especially if you develop side effects)
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Bromocriptine Dosage for more information.)
Bromocriptine can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Bromocriptine).
Taking too much of this medication may cause the following symptoms:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Pale skin
- Very low blood pressure (hypotension)
- A general ill feeling (malaise)
- Confusion, delusions, or hallucinations
- Lethargy or drowsiness
- Repetitive yawning.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.