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Bromocriptine is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of acromegaly, hyperprolactinemia, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions. It belongs to a class of drugs called ergot alkaloids and is available in both brand-name and generic form. Potential side effects include nausea, dizziness, and constipation.

What Is Bromocriptine?

Bromocriptine mesylate (Cycloset™, Parlodel®) is a prescription medication approved for treating the following conditions:
 
(Click What Is Bromocriptine Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)
 

Possible Side Effects

Common side effects of bromocriptine include, but are not limited to:
 
(Click Side Effects of Bromocriptine to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 
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