Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Bromocriptine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may need to take Bromocriptine for some time before the full benefits can be felt. Continue taking Bromocriptine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor. Do not stop taking Bromocriptine suddenly as this could worsen your condition.
Take Bromocriptine with food.
If you are taking Bromocriptine for the very first time, take it with a snack just before you sleep. This is because Bromocriptine may cause severe dizziness when you take it for the very first time. Taking the very first dose before you sleep will minimise the dizziness.
Thereafter, you may take Bromocriptine at a time convenient for you. Try to take it at the same time each day.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, high blood pressure, heart disease, a history of stomach ulcer or mental illness or if you frequently consume large amounts of alcohol.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or become pregnant while being treated with Bromocriptine.
Let your doctor know if you are breastfeeding.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Bromocriptine is used alone or together with other medicines to treat Parkinson's Disease. It is used to improve the medicinal effect of other Parkinson's Disease medicines such as levodopa.
Bromocriptine cannot cure Parkinson's Disease but it can improve the quality of life for people who have the disease.
Bromocriptine may sometimes be used to treat other conditions.
What side effects could I experience?
Bromocriptine may cause you to suddenly fall asleep during your daily activities. You may not feel drowsy before you fall asleep. Alert your doctor if you fall asleep suddenly while watching television, eating, talking or participating in any activity. Do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.
Bromocriptine may cause your blood pressure to drop suddenly when you get up from a sitting or lying down position. To minimise this problem, stand up slowly.
Bromocriptine may also cause dry mouth, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, constipation, headache, tiredness, hallucinations or difficulty controlling your movements. These side effects are common especially when you have just started taking Bromocriptine. Let your doctor know if these side effects get worse or if they do not go away.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here:
- mood medicines, antidepressants or sleeping pills
- blood pressure or heart medicines
- antibiotics such as erythromycin or clarithromycin
- migraine medicines
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.