Dostinex - a drug that affects the muscles of the uterus.

Pharmacological action

The drug Dostinex is characterized by a pronounced, long-lowering effect of prolactin (a hormone necessary for the reproductive system).

The active ingredient of the drug - cabergoline (ergoline derivative).

Product form

Producing Dostinex tablets.


Prescribe Dostinex to stop lactation (after stillbirth, abortion, childbirth), the treatment of hyperprolactinemia in women manifest violation of the menstrual cycle, infertility, treatment of hyperprolactinemia in men, impotence manifests itself, the suppression of sexual desire, prolactin treatment of pituitary adenoma, idiopathic hyperprolactinemia, treat the syndrome of the empty Turkish saddle.

Instructions for receiving Dostinex

Dostinex according to the instructions for the treatment of hyperprolactinemia are beginning to take once a week (day of reception - the same) 0, 25-0, 5 mg. After considering the testimony, the survey results and tolerability of funds every month increase the dose of 0, 5 mg.

 Dostinex Tablets
 Dostinex to stop lactation take on 1mg once in the first 24 hours. after birth, abortion.

There is a softer regimen to suppress lactation Dostinex - at 0, 25 mg of the drug every 12 hours. for two days.

side effects

Reviews of Dostinex, his tolerance is usually good, but documented cases of occurrence of insomnia, nausea, abdominal pain, hypotension, dizziness in the suppression of lactation using the drug. All these symptoms are mild and pass quickly.

In the treatment of hyperprolactinemia may appear nausea, dyspepsia, gastritis, dizziness, weakness, depression, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, hypotension, paresthesia, flushing fever, headache. These features also are mild and transient. The most common adverse reactions occur during the first two weeks of taking Dostinex.

Since the drug's side effects depend on the dose, the development of severe reactions is recommended to reduce the dose and increase gradually - in two weeks at 0, 25 mg / week.

There are reviews of Dostinex, that after the complete withdrawal of the drug side effects are for one or two days.


According to the instructions Dostinex is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to cabergoline, ergot alkaloids, other components of the funds in case of late gestosis, suspected of developing postpartum psychosis.