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Cabergoline Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 16, 2024.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.5 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperprolactinemia

Initial dose: 0.25 mg orally twice a week

Maximum dose: 1 mg twice a week


Use: For the treatment of hyperprolactinemic disorders, either idiopathic or due to pituitary adenomas.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution

Dose Adjustments

Elderly: Dose selection should be cautious, generally starting at the lower end of the dosing range.

After maintaining normal serum prolactin levels for 6 months, this drug may be stopped and serum prolactin levels followed to determine whether reinitiating therapy is necessary.


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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