Bromocriptine Other names: Bromocriptine mesylate 2-Bromoergocriptine

Chemical formula: C₃₂H₄₀BrN₅O₅  Molecular mass: 654.595 g/mol  PubChem compound: 31101

Active ingredient description

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.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G02 Other gynecologicals → G02C Other gynecologicals → G02CB Prolactine inhibitors
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N Nervous system → N04 Anti-parkinson drugs → N04B Dopaminergic agents → N04BC Dopamine agonists
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Information Source
Document Type
Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 22260-51-1
CAS Substance: 25614-03-3
DrugBank Drug: DB01200
KEGG Drug: D03165
PubChem Compound: 31101
RxNorm Ingredient: 1760
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387039007
Bromocriptine (substance)
UNII Identifier: 3A64E3G5ZO


Bromocriptine is an active ingredient of these brands:

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Germany (DE)

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Italy (IT)

Japan (JP)

Malta (MT)

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Poland (PL)

Romania (RO)

Singapore (SG)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

Turkey (TR)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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