Introduction of Sicriptin Tablet (Bromocriptine)
SICRIPTIN 2.5MG Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called ergot derivatives that are used to treat problems related to the brain, i.e. Parkinson’s disease. SICRIPTIN 2.5MG Tablet helps stop breast milk production immediately after a stillbirth, abortion, miscarriage, or even after childbirth if you don’t want to breastfeed right away. SICRIPTIN 2.5MG Tablet may also be used as monotherapy and in other medicines to treat acromegaly, type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. SICRIPTIN 2.5MG Tablet contains bromocriptine, which increases a brain chemical called dopamine, which reduces the amount of prolactin released. It also reduces the release of growth hormone in the body, treating acromegaly (increasing the level of growth hormone). In addition, it reduces insulin resistance, improves blood sugar control in type 2 diabetes, and increases dopamine levels, thus preventing Parkinson’s disease. Take SICRIPTIN 2.5MG Tablet with food or after meals to avoid nausea and vomiting. Use Sicriptin Tablet according to the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Never encourage self-medication and never recommend your medication to anyone else. Like all medicines, SICRIPTIN 2.5MG Tablet can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them. You may experience headaches, dizziness, drowsiness and nausea, constipation, and stuffy nose in some cases. Most side effects of Sicriptin Tablet are temporary, do not require medical attention, and gradually go away over time. However, if side effects persist, contact your doctor. Do not take Sicriptin Tablet if you have uncontrolled hypertension, hypersensitivity to dopamine derivatives and heart disease, as it is known to be contraindicated. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, are breast-feeding, or have kidney or liver problems. Sicriptin Tablet should not be used in children under 16 years of age. Also, try other forms of birth control because hormonal conditions may be inadequate. Regular blood pressure monitoring is necessary while you are taking Sicriptin Tablet.
Uses of Sicriptin Tablet (Bromocriptine)
- Parkinson’s disease, high prolactin disorder, acromegaly, type 2 diabetes
Directions for Use
Take Siriptin Tablet with food or after meals to avoid nausea and vomiting. Please also take according to the dose and time prescribed by your doctor.
Side Effects of Sicriptin Tablet (Bromocriptine)
- • Headache
- • Dizzy
- • Sleepy
- • Tired
- • Nausea (feeling nauseous)
- • Vomiting (sickness)
- • Constipation
- • Stomachache
- • Stuffy nose
Precautions of Sicriptin Tablet (Bromocriptine)
Sicriptin Tablet should not be taken if you are allergic to dopamine agonists or any of the ingredients in Sicriptin Tablet. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor. Sicriptin Tablet is not recommended for children under 16 years of age. Do not take Sicriptin Tablet if you have or have ever had uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease (such as congestive heart failure and myocardial infarction) as it is known to be contraindicated. Tell your doctor if you have sugar (glucose) and ketones (a chemical) in your urine, severe kidney or liver disease, urinary tract infection, mental illness, low blood pressure, ulcers or stomach bleeding, or bowel, Raynaud’s Syndrome (a condition in which the hands and feet become numb and cold when exposed to cold temperatures). Regular blood pressure monitoring is necessary during treatment with Sicriptin Tablet. If you have galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption, talk to your doctor before taking Sicriptin Tablet. It can cause symptomatic hypotension (dizziness, nausea, sweating, and fainting) when you get up too quickly from a lying position. This happens more often when you start taking Sicriptin Tablet or when the dose is increased. To avoid this problem, get out of bed slowly, resting your feet on the floor for a few minutes before waking up.
Interactions of Sicriptin Tablet (Bromocriptine)
Drug-Drug Interactions: Sicriptin Tablet interacts with other dopamine agonists (cabergoline, levodopa, pergolide, ropinirole), ergot-type drugs (dihydroergotamine, ergoloid mesylates, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine, methysergide), antidiabetic drugs , diuretics (gliizidepiabetics) furosemide), medicines used to control seizures (haloperidol, carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital), medicines used to treat mental illness (clozapine, olanzapine, imipramine), medicines used to treat infections HIV (efavirenz, ritonavir, indinavir, nelfinavir), antibiotics (rifampicin, chloramphenicol, clarithromycin, erythromycin), medicines used to lower blood cholesterol levels (cholestyramine), anticoagulants (dabigatran) are used for certain problems. Heart problems (digoxin), antifungal drugs (itraconazole, ketoconazole).
Food-Drug Interactions: Sicriptin Tablet may interact with household sugars and cause abdominal discomfort and stomach upset. Therefore, it is necessary to avoid consuming foods rich in sugar. In addition, Sicriptin Tablet interacts with (an herbal medicine to treat depression).
Drug-Disease Interactions: People with heart disease (such as congestive heart failure and heart attack), sugar (glucose) and ketones (a chemical) in their urine, a serious kidney disease, or liver, often urinary tract infections, mental illness, low blood pressure, ulcers or bleeding in the stomach or intestines, Raynaud’s syndrome (a condition in which the hands and feet become numb and cool when exposed to cold temperatures)) and alcoholics should avoid taking Siriptin Tablet.
Can I use Siriptin mg Tablet during pregnancy?
If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or plan to become pregnant, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Can I use Siriptin mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment as this may stop or slow breast milk production.
Can I drive if I have taken Siriptin mg Tablet?
No, it is not recommended to drive after taking this medicine as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness affecting an individual’s ability to drive. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
Can I drink alcohol with Siriptin mg Tablet?
You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking Sicriptin Tablet as it can make the side effects worse.