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Prolactin inhibitors

What are Prolactin inhibitors?

Prolactin inhibitors are agents that inhibit the production of prolactin, a hormone that stimulates milk production after childbirth. In both sexes, excessive secretion of prolactin (hyperprolactinemia) can give rise to abnormal production of milk (galactorrhea).

Prolactin inhibitors are dopamine agonists, which effectively treat hyperprolactinemia.

List of Prolactin inhibitors:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Parlodel (Pro)
Generic name: bromocriptine
12 reviews
6.5
Dostinex (Pro)
Generic name: cabergoline
17 reviews
8.3
Cycloset (Pro)
Generic name: bromocriptine
0 reviews
10
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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