Use to treat hyperprolactinemia (high levels of prolactin in your body)
Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually twice a week or as directed by your doctor.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment (prolactin levels). Your doctor will start you at a low dose and slowly increase your dose over several months to help decrease side effects. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, mark the days on the calendar when you need to take the medication.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include severe dizziness ,fainting mental/mood changes.
Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as prolactin levels, EKG) should be performed before starting and while you are taking this medication to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.