Last update Jan. 15, 2023
It is a non-ergot dopamine agonist with bromocriptine-like actions that is used to treat the signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. Oral administration three times a day.
At the date of the last update we did not find any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
It decreases prolactin levels (Kelleher 2012), so milk production may decrease during the first weeks after delivery. When lactation is well established, milk production is not as dependent on prolactin levels. (Messinis 1985)
May cause severe drowsiness. (Hauser 2000)
We do not have alternatives for Pramipexole Hydrochloride.
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