Cabergoline/Selected Dopamine Blockers
This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, some antipsychotics (e.g. prochlorperazine, haloperidol, or risperidone) or nausea medicines may block the effects of cabergoline, or the cabergoline could block the effects of your antipsychotic.
What might happen:
The effectiveness of your cabergoline, antipsychotic or anti-nausea medicine may be decreased.
What you should do about this interaction:
Contact your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) as soon as possible about taking these two medicines together. They may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Reference:1.Dostinex (cabergoline) US prescribing information. Pfizer August, 2011.