cabergoline, Dostinex

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Is cabergoline-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

No adequate or well-controlled studies have been conducted in pregnant women. Due to the lack of conclusive safety data, cabergoline should only be used in pregnancy if clearly needed. Cabergoline is classified in FDA pregnancy risk category B.

Cabergoline should not be used in breastfeeding mothers because it interferes with the production of breast milk. It is not known whether cabergoline is excreted in human milk.

What else should I know about cabergoline-oral?

What preparations of cabergoline-oral are available?

Oral tablets: 0.5 mg

How should I keep cabergoline-oral stored?

Tablets should be stored at room temperature, between 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD., PhD. REFERENCE:

FDA Prescribing Information.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/10/2017

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