Dostinex Action Mechanism
A prolactin inhibitor by nature, Dostinex acts as a long acting dopamine receptor agonist with high affinity for D2 receptors. Thus, Dostinex decreases prolactin levels in plasma through exerting a direct inhibitory effect on prolactin secretion.
Dostinex is an accurate and best medication for lowering your raised prolactin levels. The usual recommended dosage of Dostinex is 0.25mg twice a week (can be increased to 1 mg per week) and depends upon your clinical condition and response to treatment. It can be taken with or without regard to foods as it do not result in any health complication.
The efficacy and safety profile of Dostinex are its main positive aspects responsible for making it the most preferred medication to treat high prolactin levels. Dostinex provides effective results within short period of time and treating hyperprolactemia is made easier with the aid of it.
One can gain the full effects of Dostinex only when they follow some handful of precautionary measures. It should be avoided if you are allergic, smoke, drink alcohol or use illegal drugs as they may cross react to cause serious health complications. Dostinex is also not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or suffer from hypertension or hypotension, liver ailments and heart complications.
Dostinex Side effects
Common but rare side effects of Dostinex include indigestion, nervousness, diarrhea or constipation, headache, hair loss, drowsiness, stomach pain and pain during menstruation.
Serious side effects of Dostinex that if persist for longer time require urgent medical help include nausea or vomiting, breathing problems, confusion, tingling or numbness in hands or feet, swelling in ankles and severe allergic reactions.