Quinagolide


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food. Take w/ some food at bedtime.
Contraindications
Hepatic and renal impairment.
Special Precautions
Patient with history or symptoms of psychotic disorders, Parkinson's disease. Women of child-bearing age. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause dizziness, drowsiness or somnolence, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Monitor blood pressure (lying and standing) during the first days of therapy, prolactin levels, sedation, mental changes and development or symptoms of impulse control disorders.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: CNS depression (e.g. sudden sleep onset, somnolence), fertility changes (restoration of fertility), gastrointestinal distress (e.g. frequent nausea and vomiting), impulsive control disorders (e.g. pathological gambling, increased libido, hypersexuality, compulsive spending, binge and compulsive eating), hypotension. Rarely, acute psychosis. Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea. General disorders and administration site conditions: Fatigue. Metabolism and nutrition disorders: Anorexia, oedema. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness, headache. Psychiatric disorders: Insomnia. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: Nasal congestion. Vascular disorders: Flushing.
Drug Interactions
Reduced therapeutic effect with strong dopamine antagonist (e.g. neuroleptic agents). May enhance hypotensive effect of blood pressure lowering agents.
ATC Classification
G02CB04 - quinagolide ; Belongs to the class of prolactine inhibitors. Used to suppress lactation.
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