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How Should It Be Stored?

Bromocriptine tablets and capsules should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep bromocriptine and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Bromocriptine?

For most uses, if you forget to take a dose of bromocriptine, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. However, if you take bromocriptine for diabetes and you miss a dose, simply skip the missed dose (since the medication should only be taken within two hours of waking for this use). Do not take a double dose.

Who Makes It?

Brand-name Parlodel is made by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Brand-name Cycloset is made by Patheon, Inc. for VeroScience LLC. Generic bromocriptine is made by a few different manufacturers (see Generic Parlodel for more information).

Strengths of Bromocriptine

Bromocriptine is available in the following strengths:
  • Bromocriptine 0.8 mg tablets (Cycloset)
  • Bromocriptine 2.5 mg tablets (Parlodel)
  • Bromocriptine 5 mg capsules (Parlodel). 
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