Elonda

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Indications

– Elonda tablets are for the treatment of hyperprolactinemic disorders, either idiopathic or due to pituitary adenomas.
– It can be used to prevent or stop lactation.

Description

Indications

– Elonda tablets are for the treatment of hyperprolactinemic disorders, either idiopathic or due to pituitary adenomas.
– It can be used to prevent or stop lactation.

Dosage

– Hyperprolactinemia: The recommended dosage of Elonda tablets for initiation of therapy is 0.25 mg twice a week. Dosage may be increased by 0.25 mg twice weekly, up to a dosage of 1 mg twice a week according to the patient’s serum prolactin level. After a normal serum prolactin level has been maintained for 6 months, Elonda may be discontinued.
– Prevent lactation: 1 mg (2 tablets) on the first day after delivery
– Stop lactation: 0.25 mg every 12 hours for 2 days

Contraindications

– Patients with uncontrolled hypertension
– Known hypersensitivity to ergot derivatives
– History of pulmonary, pericardial, cardiac valvular, or retroperitoneal fibrotic disorders

Precautions for use

– Before taking Elonda, tell your doctor if you are allergic to ergot-like drugs (e.g., ergotamine); if you have had any serious reactions to other dopamine agonists (e.g., bromocriptine, pramipexole); or if you have any other allergies. See your doctor immediately if you have signs or symptoms of dyspnea, edema, congestive heart failure, or a new cardiac murmur.
– Since cabergoline is extensively metabolized by the liver, caution should be used when administering Elonda to patients with hepatic impairment.
– Elonda may cause dizzyiness or drowsiness. Use caution while driving, using machinery, or doing any activity that requires alertness. Limit alcohol consumption.

Drug-Drug interaction

Elonda should not be administered concurrently with d2-antagonists as very serious interactions may occur, such as phenothiazines (such as chlorpromazine and promethazine), butyrophenones (such as haloperidol), thioxanthenes (such as thiothixene and chlorprothixene), or metoclopramide.

Side effects

– Nausea, vomiting, headache, constipation, drymouth, dizziness, tiredness, stomach/abdominal pain, or sleepiness may occur.
– Cardiac fibrosis is a very common side effect (seen in more than 1 in 10 patients). However many people using Elonda do not have serious side effects.

Package

In carton box containing bottle of 2 tablets

Storage

Store at temperature not exceeding 30ºc in a dry place
Keep out of reach and sight of children

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