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Drug interactions between cabergoline and pergolide

Results for the following 2 drugs:
cabergoline
pergolide

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between cabergoline and pergolide - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

cabergoline

A total of 202 drugs (666 brand and generic names) are known to interact with cabergoline.

pergolide

A total of 611 drugs (4225 brand and generic names) are known to interact with pergolide.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

pergolide food

Applies to: pergolide

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of pergolide such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with pergolide. Do not use more than the recommended dose of pergolide, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Moderate

cabergoline food

Applies to: cabergoline

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of cabergoline such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with cabergoline. Do not use more than the recommended dose of cabergoline, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.

Duplication

Sympatholytics

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'sympatholytics' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'sympatholytics' category:

  • cabergoline
  • pergolide

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Duplication

Ergot-like drugs

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'ergot-like drugs' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'ergot-like drugs' category:

  • cabergoline
  • pergolide

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Duplication

Dopamine receptor agonists

Therapeutic duplication

The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'dopamine receptor agonists' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'dopamine receptor agonists' category:

  • cabergoline
  • pergolide

Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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