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Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
5/7/2010 12:22:21 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have not tried this med but am on Sandostatin LAR instead. My question is about the cost. My once a month shot costs about #3,200 every month which drives my insurance rates thru the roof. Can anyone give me an idea of the costs for this drug?

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
4/19/2010 9:25:29 AM

Reviewer: chemhauser, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed almost 7 years ago with a Pituitary Macro Adenoma and have been on Parlodel/Bromocriptine ever since. My levels were 3900 and dropped to around 8. I successfully went through 2 pregnancies while taking the medication (slighly lower dosage). Although I still experience morning nausea if I do not eat anything (usually a handful of cereal is all it takes), this medicine saved me fr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
9/7/2009 8:06:01 AM

Reviewer: dmar2636@comcast.net, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have taken this medication for years for treatment of Pituitary Adenoma. Important to eat before taking this medication as it tends to cause sever nauesa. Tumor has decreased in size over the years.

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
8/10/2009 3:15:22 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor. I started taking parlodel in December and 8 months later the medicine is awful for me. Although my prolactin levels went back to normal it was not worth it based on my side effects. I was so nauseaus all the time and my doctor kept telling me the symptoms would subside. I would wake up in the middle of the night feeling nauseated and this did not change even ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
1/22/2009 5:11:31 PM

Reviewer: bronxmouth@aol.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The medication has lowered my prolactin level but have to take at night to limit nausea. Also sometimes feel dizzy and lightheaded. Have constant drainage from the nose. Unfortunately I need to take this medication to prevent the tumor from coming back. I also need to be on an anti depressant but for some reason everything I take seems to give me mind fog especially if the drug contains an anti an ... Show Full Comment

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