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Dostinex (cabergoline) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Dostinex (cabergoline) which include:


cabergoline food

Moderate Food Interaction

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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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Major Potential Hazard, High plausibility

cabergoline - hypertension

The use of cabergoline is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Cabergoline is a dopamine agonist and effects on alpha and/or beta-adrenergic receptors may alter cardiovascular function.


  1. "Product Information. Dostinex (cabergoline)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.

Dostinex (cabergoline) drug interactions

There are 142 drug interactions with Dostinex (cabergoline)

Dostinex (cabergoline) disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Dostinex (cabergoline) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

Further information

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