Cabgolin Tablet is used to treat excess production of a natural hormone called prolactin. Excess production of this hormone is due to unknown causes or abnormal growths in the pituitary. This medicine helps in preventing infertility, sexual problems, and bone loss caused by excess prolactin production in men and in women who are not breastfeeding. It is also used as second-line therapy in the treatment of signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease along with carbidopa-levodopa or as a single agent
in case of failure of or intolerance to a non-ergot compound.
Side effects of Cabgolin
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cabgolin 0.5 Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but not always. Some side effects may be rare, but severe. If you notice any of the following side effects, and if they do not end, consult your doctor.
Some common effects of this medicine may be:
Before using this medicine, tell your doctor about your current medications, following products (like vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (eg: pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.) provide information. Certain health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take the medicine according to your doctor’s instructions. The dosage is based on your condition. If your condition does not improve or if your condition worsens, tell your doctor. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Inform the doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or are currently pregnant
- high blood pressure
- Kidney disease
- Kidney or liver damage
- Liver disease
- acute myocardial infarction
- History of drug dependence
- heart disease
- Do not operate or operate heavy machinery
- Brain disorders