Last update: Oct. 16, 2006

Dihydroergocristine Mesilate

Very High Risk for breastfeeding


Very unsafe. Contraindicated.
Use of an alternative or cessation of breastfeeding.

Ergot-derivative alkaloid with an inhibiting effect on prolactin and dopamine release, used for treatment of brain vascular insufficiency and senile dementia. It may suppress lactation by inhibiting prolactin release.

Nonessential drug.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Dihydroergocristine Mesilate.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

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Group

Dihydroergocristine Mesilate belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 708 daltons

References

  1. [No authors listed] Do not use drugs to prevent onset of lactation. Relieve the discomfort and wait. Prescrire Int. 2013 Abstract

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