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The rapid diagnosis of sensitivity or resistance to dopamine agonists with depot bromocriptine.

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Some patients with hyperprolactinaemia are unable to tolerate even low doses of oral bromocriptine. In such cases, it is difficult to predict whether serum prolactin might be normalized if higher doses could be tolerated, or whether true resistance to bromocriptine is present. We have investigated 8 such patients who were subjected to a dopamine infusion (4 micrograms/kg per min for 4 h), followed by an injection of 50 mg of depot bromocriptine on a separate occasion. Serum prolactin was norm...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Acta endocrinologica
Volume:
116
Issue:
2
Pages:
275-281
Publication date:
1987-10-01
ISSN:
0001-5598
Source identifiers:
138349
Language:
English
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uuid:417d0cb9-acdf-4443-9b0e-6d26c367e4b5
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2012-12-19

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