Amenorrhoea and oligomenorrhoea, with or without galactorrhoea

Indication for Bromocriptine

Population group: Suitable for women, only adults (18 - 65 years old)

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

1.25-10 mg in 1-2 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

1.25 - 10 mg

Dosage regimen

From 0.312 To 2.5 mg 4 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

In most indications, irrespective of the final dose, the optimum response with the minimum of side effects is best achieved by gradual introduction of bromocriptine.

The following scheme is suggested: Initially, 1mg to 1.25mg at bed time, increasing after 2 to 3 days to 2mg to 2.5mg at bed time. Dosage may then be increased by 1mg to 2.5mg at 2 to 3 day intervals, until a dosage of 2.5mg twice daily is achieved. Further dosage increments, if necessary, should be added in a similar manner.

Dosage considerations

Bromocriptine should always be taken with food.

Active ingredient

Bromocriptine is an inhibitor of prolactin secretion and a stimulator of dopamine receptors. The areas of application of bromocriptine are divided into endocrinological and neurological indications.

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