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Before taking Cycloset, let your healthcare provider know if you have low blood pressure, migraines, or any allergies. Warnings and precautions for Cycloset also include avoiding this drug if you are breastfeeding, watching out for potential drug interactions, and being aware of how Cycloset affects you before driving or operating heavy machinery.


What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Cycloset?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Cycloset (bromocriptine mesylate) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Specific Cycloset Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and precautions to be aware of prior to taking this product include the following:
  • Cycloset can cause low blood pressure, especially when standing suddenly. This can cause lightheadedness, dizziness, or even fainting. Be sure to stand up slowly, especially when you first start taking this medication.
  • This medicine can worsen psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia). In general, Cycloset is not recommended for people with severe psychiatric disorders.
  • Cycloset can cause significant drowsiness. Be sure to see how the medication affects you before driving or operating heavy machinery.
  • Cycloset can potentially interact with several medications (see Cycloset Drug Interactions).
  • Cycloset is usually considered a pregnancy Category B medication. This means that it is probably safe for use during pregnancy, although the benefits may not outweigh the risks in many cases (see Cycloset and Pregnancy).
  • Women should not take Cycloset while breastfeeding. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, discuss this with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug (see Cycloset and Breastfeeding).
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