This medication is a product of extensive research that is targeted toward regulating the production of prolactin in the body. This will automatically put an end to the negative side effects of the overproduction of this hormone. The generic Dostinex is cabergoline.
Dostinex can handle some health conditions such as the side effects of high levels of prolactin in the body. It does this by blocking the pituitary gland from secreting prolactin
The rule of thumb is that any drug should be used as prescribed by the doctor or as specified in the instruction manual of the drug. Dostinex is not an exception to this rule. These simple rules will be of help to avoid abusing the drug:
- You should take the drug orally with or without food twice a week. You can also take liquid Dostinex on a doctor’s prescription.
- Each tablet of Dostinex contains 0.5mg of cabergoline. 0.25mg of the drug should be taken as the recommended dosage. Under no condition should the maximum dosage of 1mg be exceeded to avoid overdose and its potential side effects such as hallucinations and nasal congestion.
- You should also know when to take the drug and when not, this will help you to avoid an overdose of the drug.
- If you accidentally miss a dose, don’t hesitate to get in touch with your doctor. He will guide you.
If you suspect an overdose, you should contact the American Association of Poison Control Centers on 1-800-222-1222 for immediate medical attention.
There are no specific prices for Dostinex just as it is with other drugs. Each online store decides how much each pack of the drug should be sold. 4 tablets of Dostinex 0.5mg are available for between $35 and $40. The internet contains a full list of the different prices for a variety of Dostinex numbers of tablets in a pack