Cycloset Medication Information
Cycloset™ (bromocriptine mesylate) is a prescription diabetes medication approved to be used in combination with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a group of drugs known as ergot alkaloids and works as a dopamine receptor agonist, which means that it binds to and stimulates dopamine receptors.
Cycloset comes in tablet form and is usually taken by mouth within two hours after waking up in the morning. It is recommended that you take this medication with food in order to prevent stomach upset. If you miss a dose, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule (do not make up the missed dose later in the day).
In order to help minimize risks while taking Cycloset, information on the medication should be reviewed before treatment begins. It is important to know that Cycloset may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, and fatigue. Since this medicine may not be suitable for everyone; you should talk to your healthcare provider before taking it if you have:
(Click Cycloset for more information, including details on how the drug works, dosing guidelines, and other important warnings and precautions.)