Active Ingredient: Bromocriptine

Indication for Bromocriptine

Population group: only adults (18 - 65 years old)

Bromocriptine has been used in a number of specialised units, as an adjunct to surgery and/or radiotherapy to reduce circulating growth hormone in the management of acromegalic patients.

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

2.5-20 mg in 2-4 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

2.5 - 20 mg

Dosage regimen

From 0.625 To 5 mg 4 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

Introduce bromocriptine gradually according to the suggested scheme. Dosage may then be increased by 2.5mg daily at 2 to 3 day intervals as follows 2.5mg eight-hourly, 2.5mg six-hourly, 5mg six-hourly, 5mg six-hourly.

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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