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Oral prednisolone supplement abolishes the acute adverse effects following initiation of depot bromocriptine therapy.

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OBJECTIVE: Although an effective treatment for hyper-prolactinaemia, initiation of bromocriptine therapy may be associated with significant acute side-effects in some patients, particularly nausea, vomiting and postural hypotension. These may be minimized by initial treatment with i.m. depot bromocriptine (Parlodel-LAR, Sandoz, Basel, Switzerland), but adverse effects following the first injection may still be a significant problem. Following the observation that cortisol deficient patients w...

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Jenkins, PJ More by this author
Besser, GM More by this author
Grossman, AB More by this author
Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
45
Issue:
4
Pages:
447-451
Publication date:
1996-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:1a02d106-bb9f-4169-9319-a66c3e09c9b1
Source identifiers:
138199
Local pid:
pubs:138199

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