User Reviews for Parlodel
The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.
Learn more about Parlodel.
Reviews for Parlodel to treat Hyperprolactinemia
"I've been taking this medication for two weeks now. At first a half dose of the lowest dose of 2.5 mg. I've experienced side effects immediately. The most troublesome is the overall fatigue and extreme nausea. I just moved to a full dose of 2.5 mg last night. Today my nausea has increased horribly. Last night extreme and violent vomiting. I'm sick to my stomach, weak and some shortness of breath occurred last night and still remains. I noticed improvement in my symptoms in a few days and now they seem a bit escalated for my breast milk reduced and now seem I'm producing more than ever. I also experienced blurred vision this morning in my peripheral vision. Not a fan of this medication. #feeling horrible"
Elle B. M. (taken for less than 1 month) June 8, 2015
|1 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
"This medication has helped me with my battle with infertility. With it, I have had two successful pregnancies, though with minimal side effects. So much happy to become a parent after six years of infertility. It had also helped me with a benign tumor in my brain, and I think I'm a normal woman now. I was initially placed on half the tablet a day but later increased to 1 and 1/2 a day, with series of blood tests and MRI scans. It really helped and I'm still using it with routine checkups."
bukky (taken for 10 years or more) June 6, 2013
|30 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
"After three months on Parlodel my doctor took me off. Experienced very little symptoms now and Prolactin levels are normal. My cycle returned to 28 days for the first time in years. Hopefully things will get better."
narcia March 27, 2012
|16 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
"I have been taking Parlodel now for 2 months. At first dizzness and headaches then they passed. I have also noticed changes in my cycle it has become more normal 28 days from 35/40 days. I now notice my ankles and feet swelling now after 2 months on Parlodel..but what is funny about it occurs during my cycle."
narcia February 10, 2012
|10 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
"I have been taking this medication for 1 month and prolactin levels dropped from over 3000 to 1500, still high though and I only take 2.5mg a day. Side effects are bad, I can't work due to dizziness and fatigue. Doctor wants to stop this medication and start with another because I can't unfortunately cope with it."
Anonymous January 25, 2012
|14 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
"My menstrual cycle also returned after just one month on Parlodel, however the side effects of migraines, dizziness, shifts between drowsiness and over-alertness were problematic. When my vision became distorted, unfortunately, I had to stop the medication. "
Anonymous January 23, 2011
|20 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
"I have been using 7.5 mg Parlodel for 4 months now and my menstrual cycle is back to normal. I will have blood tests done in June to see if my Prolactin levels have decreased but I am sure they have. I don't have any known side effects from it either."
Cedar City UT April 23, 2008
|29 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
Learn more about Hyperprolactinemia
More about Parlodel (bromocriptine)
- Other brands: Cycloset