Parlodel Drug Information
A prescription drug, Parlodel® (bromocriptine mesylate) is approved to treat the following conditions:
- Acromegaly (a hormonal growth disorder)
- Hyperprolactinemia (high levels of the hormone prolactin)
- Parkinson's disease and other similar conditions (when used in combination with other medications).
This medication comes in the form of tablets and capsules. It is usually taken one to three times a day, and should be taken with food. In order to determine if Parlodel is the right drug for you, your healthcare provider needs information on your complete medical history and any other medicines you are taking -- including nonprescription products, vitamins, and supplements. This drug is not right for everyone, and it can react negatively with certain medications.
(For more information on this drug, click Parlodel. This article offers a complete overview, including possible side effects, generic availability, how it works, and how it performed in clinical trials.)