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Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free)

Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) are solid dosage forms enclosed in two gelatin or vegetarian shells. These capsules offer easy swallowing and precise dosage of the active ingredients. They are used to treat Parkinson's Disease, Hyperprolactinemia, Acromegaly, Hyperthyroidism, and Diabetes Mellitus. Being gluten free, they are suitable for individuals with dietary restrictions.

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Formula Information

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Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) is a meticulously compounded medication, designed to treat a range of conditions including Parkinson's Disease, Hyperprolactinemia, Acromegaly, Hyperprolactinemic Galactorrhea, and Hyperprolactinemic Amenorrhea. This formulation is housed within two shells, either gelatin or vegetarian, which not only ensures a precise dosage of the active ingredients but also facilitates easy swallowing for the patient.

In the case of Parkinson's Disease, Bromocriptine Mesylate operates by decreasing the amount of dopamine in the brain, thereby helping to alleviate the symptoms associated with the disease. For conditions such as Hyperprolactinemia, Acromegaly, Hyperprolactinemic Galactorrhea, and Hyperprolactinemic Amenorrhea, it functions by reducing the amount of prolactin in the body, helping to manage these conditions effectively.

This gluten-free formulation is generally well tolerated by most patients, with the most common side effects being nausea, dizziness, and headache. It is important to be aware that Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) may interact with other medications. As such, it is crucial to discuss all medications and supplements you are currently taking with your healthcare provider before commencing this treatment.

If you have any queries about Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) or how it can assist in managing your condition, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team of compounding pharmacists is committed to providing you with the necessary information and support you require. We are here to help you understand your medication better and ensure you receive the most effective treatment for your condition.

Drug Interactions

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Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) is a specially compounded formulation that is primarily used in the treatment of a variety of conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, Hyperprolactinemia, Acromegaly, Hyperprolactinemic Galactorrhea, and Hyperprolactinemic Amenorrhea. This medication functions by acting as a dopamine agonist, which stimulates dopamine receptors in the brain, thereby helping to alleviate the symptoms associated with these conditions.

The capsules are designed with two gelatin or vegetarian shells that encase the medication. This design ensures that each capsule delivers a precise dosage of the active ingredients, making it easier for patients to adhere to their prescribed treatment regimen. The capsules are designed for oral administration and can be taken with or without food, as per the instructions of your healthcare provider.

The recommended starting dose for Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) is 2.5 mg once daily. However, this dosage may be increased up to a maximum of 30 mg per day under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It's important to be aware that common side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and constipation. Patients should be closely monitored for signs of hypotension, especially when initiating treatment.

It is crucial to note that Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its components. If you have any questions or concerns about using Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) to treat any of these conditions, it is recommended that you consult with your healthcare provider.

How Does it Work

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Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) is a meticulously compounded formulation that is used to treat a variety of conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, Hyperprolactinemia, Acromegaly, Hyperprolactinemic Galactorrhea, and Hyperprolactinemic Amenorrhea. This medication works by inhibiting the action of prolactin, a hormone that plays a crucial role in milk production in the body.

In the context of Parkinson's Disease, Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) plays a significant role in mitigating symptoms such as tremors, stiffness, and difficulties in movement. For patients diagnosed with Hyperprolactinemia, this medication is instrumental in reducing prolactin levels in the body, which can help alleviate symptoms like irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, and breast enlargement.

For individuals diagnosed with Acromegaly, Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) is beneficial in reducing growth hormone levels in the body, which can help alleviate symptoms such as enlarged hands and feet, and skin thickening. In the case of Hyperprolactinemic Galactorrhea, this medication assists in reducing prolactin levels in the body, which can help alleviate symptoms like excessive milk production from the breasts.

For patients suffering from Hyperprolactinemic Amenorrhea, Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) aids in reducing prolactin levels in the body, which can help restore regular menstrual cycles. While this medication is generally well-tolerated, it may cause side effects such as nausea, dizziness, and headache. If you have any questions or concerns about this formulation, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Other Uses

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Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) are a compounded formulation that ensures a precise dosage of the active ingredients. The medication is enclosed within two shells, either gelatin or vegetarian, which facilitates easy swallowing. The primary active ingredient, Bromocriptine Mesylate, is a dopamine agonist that stimulates dopamine receptors in the brain.

This medication is primarily prescribed for the treatment of various conditions such as pituitary tumors, Cushing's disease, and infertility. It has also been used off-label for managing symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis, cluster headaches, and restless leg syndrome. However, it is important to note that Bromocriptine Mesylate is contraindicated in patients with a history of psychosis or mania.

While using Bromocriptine Mesylate, patients should be vigilant for potential side effects. These may include, but are not limited to, nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness. If you have any concerns or queries about using Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules (Gluten Free) for any condition, it is strongly recommended to consult with a healthcare professional. They can provide personalized advice based on your medical history and current health status.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsule?

This is a solid dosage form of medication that contains 2.5 mg of Bromocriptine Mesylate. It is enclosed in two shells, either gelatin or vegetarian, which makes it easy to swallow.

What is the purpose of the two shells in this medication?

The two shells, which can be either gelatin or vegetarian, enclose the medication. This design allows for convenient and easy swallowing, and ensures a precise dosage of the active ingredients.

Is this medication gluten-free?

Yes, the Bromocriptine Mesylate 2.5 mg Capsules are gluten-free.

What is the active ingredient in these capsules?

The active ingredient in these capsules is Bromocriptine Mesylate.

What is the dosage of Bromocriptine Mesylate in each capsule?

Each capsule contains a precise dosage of 2.5 mg of Bromocriptine Mesylate.

Are these capsules easy to swallow?

Yes, the design of these capsules, enclosed in two shells, makes them easy and convenient to swallow.

Can vegetarians take this medication?

Yes, the capsules can be made with vegetarian shells, making them suitable for vegetarians.

How should I store these capsules?

Store this medication at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Are there any side effects of this medication?

Some common side effects of Bromocriptine Mesylate include nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, or dry mouth. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

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