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Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
9/29/2010 11:55:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have started taking this medication for a pituitary tumor of size 3mm.First I was prescibed Dostinex and dosage went up to 1.5 mg per week.My prolactin levels came back from 45 to 18 with 1.5 mg.I started experiencing numbness and tingling in my hands and feet.Other side effects such as constipation, nausea,headache were minimised after 1 month.since I had these side effects, I switched to brom ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
3/29/2010 10:43:02 PM

Reviewer: Niki C, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started missing periods without any explanation. Several tests were done, but nothing could be found. Finally, one doctor got a hunch and checked my prolactin level. It was 110. MRI confirmed a macro pituitary adenoma. Original dimensions were 2.4cm x 2.2cm x 1.8cm. There was talk of surgery many times. We tried another drug, Dostinex, but the side effects were too much. My doctor then put me on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
3/11/2010 4:58:47 PM

Reviewer: lagcmg69, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It became effective immediately.However after taking the drug for 13 Years. I now have Erectile Disfunction.

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
1/13/2010 9:51:23 PM

Reviewer: gardenfairy71, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Although I have taken rx for over 7 years, I have otfen had to stop taking it due to severe side effects. Most people state they go away, but the severe fatigue is the worst for me. I have had o stop & restart med several times, and the longer i take it, a new set of side effects arise. I wondered, has anyone else suffered from complete blockage of sinus. I take my rx @ nite , but wake up afte ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
9/8/2009 1:31:53 PM

Reviewer: Alexander, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have not had a period since July 2007. Went to my obgyn said nothing was wrong,so I decided to see my pcp in March 2009. Did some lab and found out my prolactin level was 130. MRI confirmed piturity tumor. Started Caberolgine, trebbile side effects! Then I was rx Bromocriptine 7.5mg twice a day. I have been taking Bromocriptine since June 09. In June my level was 98. I just got some lab done and ... Show Full Comment

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