Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:33 am

Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

Uses of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

Sicriptin 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Acromegaly, Amenorrhea, Infertility, Hypogonadism, Prolactin-Secreting Adenomas

Side effects of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Stomach Pain, Loss of Appetite, Constipation

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

Do not use Sicriptin 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Bromocriptine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Sicriptin 5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Sicriptin 5mg Tablet works

Sicriptin 5mg Tablet contains – Bromocriptine

Bromocriptine inhibits secretion of prolactin and acts as a dopamine receptor agonist by activating postsynaptic dopamine receptors, improves glycemic control.

Dosage of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Sicriptin 5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- Amitriptyline, haloperidol, imipramine, loxapine, MAO inhibitors, methyldopa, phenothiazines, reserpine: May interfere with bromocriptine's effects. Bromocriptine dosage may need to be increased.

Antihypertensives: May increase hypotensive effects. Adjust dosage of antihypertensive.

Chloramphenicol, probenecid, salicylates, sulfonamides: May increase unbound fraction of other highly protein-bound drugs. Monitor patient for increased adverse reactions.

Ergot-related drugs: May increase occurrence of ergot-related adverse effects and reduce effectiveness of these therapies. Avoid concomitant use.

Estrogens, hormonal contraceptives, progestins: May interfere with effects of bromocriptine. Avoid using together.

Levodopa: May have additive effects. Adjust dosage of levodopa, if needed.

Macrolides (erythromycin): May increase bromocriptine level and risk of adverse reactions. Use together cautiously.

Triptans (sumatriptan): May have additive vasoconstrictive effects. Concomitant use is contraindicated, don't use within 24 hours of one another.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.