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    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

    Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
    8/29/2009 10:01:56 AM

    Reviewer: LPH, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I went off Birthcontrol in March. Did not have a period for 2 months. Finally in May called the gyno and had some bloodwork done. FOund out that i had a prolactin level of 120. I had an MRI done and found out that i had a 4.5 mm microademia on my pitutary gland. So they refered me to an endocrinologist. He put me on 5 mg a day. One month later my levels dropped from 124 to a 19. That first month o ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
    7/18/2009 1:12:44 PM

    Reviewer: Kelih396, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Bromocriptine after I was diagnosed with a Prolactin Excreting Tumor a year ago. It took approx. 7 months and blood work every other month before my Dr. found the correct dose for me, since that time and 4 months later I no longer have any symptoms caused by the tumor. I have not experienced any side effects from the medication. I am due for a repeat MRI next month to see if t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
    7/11/2009 9:18:13 AM

    Reviewer: Maryann, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I started this medication about a month ago, so far i have not experience any side effect. It is easy to take, as for its effectiveness i will find out next week after my lab result are available.

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