CompositionBromocriptine (5 mg) SALT INFORMATIONBromocriptine (5 mg) TYPICAL USAGE Parkinsons disease. Hyperprolactinemia due to microprolactinomas causing galactorrhoea, amenorrhoea and infertility in women, gyanecomastia, impotence and sterility in men. Prevention of physiological lactation. SIDE EFFECTS Pleural effusion, parkinsonism, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, hallucinations, postural hypotension, dizziness, confusion, hallucination, postural hypotension. DRUG INTERACTION Bromocriptine is known to interact with other drugs like alcohol, cyclosporin A, domperidone, erythromycin, griseofulvin, metoclopramide (HCl), octreotide (Acetate). Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Bromocriptine is a dopamine D2 and D3-agonist which works by activating postsynaptic dopamine receptors in the tuberoinfundibular and nigrostriatal pathways. It also inhibits the secretion of prolactin from the anterior pituitary and is used in the treatment of prolactinoma and in endocrinological disorders.