Last update Jan. 10, 2015
Ergot derivative alkaloid which is used to suppress lactation by inhibiting Prolactin release. Also used with levodopa for treatment of Prolactinoma and Parkinson disease.
No untoward effects have been reported in breastfed infants of mothers who were treated (or erroneously had received medication) and decided to resume breastfeeding.
Non-pharmacological methods used to suppress lactation are as effective as pharmacological ones.
We do not have alternatives for Cabergoline.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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