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Dosing Information

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.)

Drug Interactions

Bromocriptine can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Bromocriptine).

What If I Take an Overdose of Bromocriptine?

Taking too much of this medication may cause the following symptoms:
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • 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.
(Click Parlodel Overdose or Cycloset Overdose for more information.)
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