Bromocriptine/Moderate CYP3A4 Inhibitors Interactions

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.

Medical warning:

Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

When these two medicines are taken together, your body may not process bromocriptine properly.

What might happen:

Your blood levels of your bromocriptine may increase and may cause increased side effects.

What you should do about this interaction:

Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) about using these medicines together. Your doctor may not want you to take bromocriptine while you are taking your antifungal.If you experience nausea, constipation, loss of appetite, dry mouth, vomiting, abnormal involuntary movements, headache, dizziness, weakness, or fatigue contact your healthcare professional.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this drug interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

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  • 3.This information is based on or an extract from the UW Metabolism and Transport Drug Interaction Database (DIDB) Platform, Copyright University of Washington 1999-2014..

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