Sicriptin 1.25 mg (Bromocriptine dosage) is used in type 2 diabetes, increased prolactin levels, female infertility (inability to become pregnant) and acromegaly
How it works
Sicriptin 1.25 mg (Bromocriptine) treats increased prolactin level (hyperprolactinemia) by decreasing the amount of prolactin in the body which helps in fertility and period problems ( usually caused by not having the right amount of prolactin). Bromocriptine dosage treats acromegaly by decreasing the amount of growth hormone in the body. click here : Sicriptin
Common side effects
Drowsiness, Confusion, Hallucination, Constipation, Dizziness, Dizziness on standing, Dry mouth, Hair loss, Headache, Itching, Feeling of discomfort, Muscle cramp, Swelling, Nasal congestion, Restlessness, Skin swelling, Skin redness, Fatigue
Sicriptin 1.25 Tablet is a medicine used to treat high level of prolactin in the body, female infertility, and acromegaly. It works by inhibiting the release of prolactin (milk hormone) in the body. In acromegaly, it works by lowering the amount of growth hormone in the body.
Sicriptin 1.25 Tablet should be taken with food, but take it at the same time every day for better results. It should be taken as your doctor’s advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.
You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Perform regular exercise, follow a diet plan, and take other prescribed diabetes medicine while on treatment with this medicine.
most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, and dizziness. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Always carry some sugar candy with you to overcome low blood sugar levels. You should avoid drinking alcohol as it can enhance medicine side effects.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. read more
USES OF SICRIPTIN TABLET
High levels of prolactin
BENEFITS OF SICRIPTIN TABLET
In High levels of prolactin
Prolactin is a hormone that helps in the growth and development of breasts and also causes milk secretion in females. Sicriptin 1.25 Tablet helps to stop breast milk secretion in females that have had a still birth, miscarriage or abortion. It acts on a chemical in the brain, dopamine, that is responsible for these high levels of prolactin and stops milk secretion.
In Female infertility
Sicriptin 1.25 Tablet helps in the regulation of ovulation and menstruation. It is used to cause menstrual periods in women who have not reached menopause but are not having periods due too much prolactin hormone in the body. You should use the medicine as prescribed for it to be effective.
Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that occurs due to excessive secretion of growth hormone in adults. When this happens, your bones increase in size, including those of your hands, feet and face. Sicriptin 1.25 Tablet helps to decrease the growth hormone levels and therefore helps in treating acromegaly and its associated effects. Take it as advised by the doctor to get the most benefit.
EXPERT ADVICE FOR SICRIPTIN
- Do consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, are breastfeeding, recently given birth, or had a miscarriage or abortion.
- Take precautions if you have stomach ulcers or liver disease.
- Talk to your doctor if you experience any behavioral changes (e.g. gambling, s**ual urges, eating disorders).
- Take precautions if you are taking treatment for fungal or bacterial infection or treatment for migraine since they may interact with Bromocriptine dosage.
- Avoid drinking alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking Bromocriptine dosage as you may feel dizzy or faint.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR SICRIPTIN
Q. Is bromocriptine safe?
Bromocriptine is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Sicriptin 1.25 mg a monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)/steroid/hormone?
Sicriptin 1.25 mg is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)/steroid/hormone. It belongs to the class of drugs called dopamine agonists
Q. Is bromocriptine a fertility drug/ increased fertility?
It is used to treat hyperprolactinemia (increased prolactin level). Bromocriptine can normalize ovulation and improve fertility by bringing prolactin levels to normal
Q. Is Sicriptin 1.25 mg addictive?
No, Sicriptin 1.25 mg is not an addictive
Q. Is bromocriptine teratogenic?
Bromocriptine has not shown any teratogenic effects in humans. But always consult your doctor before taking this drug
Q. Is Sicriptin 1.25 mg better than cabergoline?
Both Cabergoline and bromocriptine belong to the same class of drug known as dopamine agonists. Both the drugs have almost similar efficacy in treatment of hormonal abnormalities and in Parkinson’s disease but effect can vary depending on individual response. Always consult your doctor before changing your medication
Q. Can you take ibuprofen/clomid (clomiphene)/ Tylenol (acetaminophen)/ Nyquil (acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ doxylamine/pseudoephedrine)/vitex (chaste tree)/ folic acid with bromocriptine?
No drug interaction was found with any of the mentioned drugs. Always consult your physician before taking any concomitant medicine
Q. Does Sicriptin 1.25 mg cause constipation/weight loss/hair loss/weight gain?
Sicriptin 1.25 mg may cause side effects such as constipation and hair loss. But it has no known effect on body weight
Q. Does Sicriptin 1.25 mg shrink pituitary tumors?
Yes, Sicriptin 1.25 mg can shrink specific tumors of pituitary gland like prolactinomas
Q. Does Sicriptin 1.25 mg delay period?
Sicriptin 1.25 mg normalizes the monthly cycle. It can normalize ovulation (release of eggs or female gametes) by decreasing the release of prolactin.a