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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.

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
2/2/2009 9:42:17 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with a macro prolactinoma 2 years ago.My Dr. started me on cabergaline and had to take me off because of a link to heart valvular problems (which I now have). I started on this drug and experienced horrible side effects (dizziness, nausea,headaches, foggy feelings) The symptoms subsided in three weeks. My tumor is shrinking and I am happy. I am still lactating a bit and my Dr. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prolactin Excreting Tumor of the Pituitary Gland
12/28/2008 12:23:21 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had absence of period for a year and inability to get pregnant in 2005. I was diagnosed with Micro prolactinomia and put on 2.5 mg. Within a month my levels were down and I had a period and within a few months I was pregnant. I had my second baby a year ago. My levels as of my last check were around 7. I have had nausea, but I take it right before bed and that helps a ton!! I'm amazed with ... Show Full Comment

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