Bromocriptine or Cabergoline for Infertility
How It Works
Bromocriptine and cabergoline reduce the body's amount of Reference prolactin Opens New Window, a hormone produced by the Reference pituitary gland Opens New Window. Excess prolactin makes a woman stop Reference ovulating Opens New Window. In a man, it reduces sperm production, impairs sex drive, and causes impotence (Reference erectile dysfunction Opens New Window).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology