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Criptal 1.25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Criptal 1.25 MG Description

Criptal Tablet is a prescription medicine that is used to treat female infertility, premenstrual syndrome, prolactin-dependent menstrual cycle disorders, hyperprolactinaemia in men (a condition of hig...
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ContainsBromocriptine(1.25 Mg)
UsesHigh level of prolactin, female infertility, mentrual disorders, acromegaly
Side effectsHeadache, blocked nose, dizziness, nausea
ClassificationDRUGS FOR HYPERPROLACTINEMIA
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Uses of Criptal 1.25 MG

  • High levels of prolactin
  • Treating menstrual disorders (that occurs due to insufficient amount of prolactin)
  • Female infertility
  • Treating non-cancerous tumours in the brain called prolactinomas (reduces prolactin levels)
  • Acromegaly (a hormonal disorder when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone)
  • Treating Parkinson’s Disease (increases dopamine levels)

Contraindications of Criptal 1.25 MG

  • If you are allergic to bromocriptine, any other medicine belongs to the same class of medicine or any other ingredient of Criptal Tablet.
  • If you have a condition of high blood pressure.
  • If you have a history of eclampsia, pre-eclampsia (a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure).
  • If you have or had a medical condition of any kind of heart disorder or brain-related disorder.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.

Side effects of Criptal 1.25 MG

  • Headache
  • Blocked nose
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Criptal 1.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Criptal 1.25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Criptal 1.25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is recommended not to breastfeed during the treatment as it may stop or slow down breast-milk production.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Criptal 1.25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
No, it is not advisable to drive after consuming this medicine, as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness, which affects the driving ability of an individual. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Criptal 1.25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol during the treatment with Criptal Tablet, as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have recently delivered a baby, as Criptal Tablet might make you more prone to certain conditions such as high blood pressure, heart attack, fits, etc.
  • You have liver disease, stomach ulcers or bleeding.
  • You have or ever had a condition called fibrosis. Fibrosis causes thickening and stiffening of the heart, lungs and stomach which ultimately can affect the organs working properly.
  • You recently had a miscarriage or an abortion.
  • You are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
  • You have premenstrual problems or non-cancerous breast disease.
  • You have Parkinson's disease.
  • You have a non-cancerous tumour.

Mode of Action of Criptal 1.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Bromocriptine belongs to dopamine agonists and prolactin inhibitors. It works by increasing the release of dopamine in the brain, which treats diseases where you need more of this substance. It also d...
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Directions for Use of Criptal 1.25 MG

  • Criptal Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Criptal 1.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Criptal Tablet may affect the way other medicines work or other medicines may affect how Criptal Tablet works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are already taking certain medicines such as anti-emetic, anti-hypertensive medicines, antibiotics (such as erythromycin), anti-HIV medicines, medicines used to treat growth-related...
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  • Other medicines are antifungal medicines, ergometrine (used to stop blood loss after giving birth) and medicines to treat migraine.

Storage and disposal of Criptal 1.25 MG

  • Store Criptal Tablet below 25°C in original packaging to protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Check the expiration date before taking it and carefully dispose of the tablet if it's past the expiration date.

Dosage of Criptal 1.25 MG

Overdose

Overdosage symptoms may include vomiting, nausea, dizziness, hypotension, postural hypotension (low blood pressure after a change in position), irregular heartbeat, drowsiness, somnolence, confusion a...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Criptal Tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next one. ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Criptal Tablet empty stomach?

A: No, you should take Criptal Tablet with food to avoid any undesirable side effects such as nausea or vomiting. So it is advised to take it with food or just after a meal as advised by the doctor..

Q: Can I take Criptal Tablet to cure Parkinson's disease?

A: No, it does not cure Parkinson's disease. Criptal Tablet helps to manage the symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease. You should take this medicine only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: How does Criptal Tablet work?

A: Bromocriptine belongs to dopamine agonists and prolactin inhibitors. It works by increasing the release of dopamine in the brain, which treats diseases where you need more of this substance. It also decreases the release of prolactin and growth hormone in the body, which treats disease acromegaly (increased growth hormone levels).

Q: Can I stop taking Criptal Tablet suddenly?

A: No, this medicine should not be immediately stopped after relieving the symptoms. Otherwise, you may get withdrawal symptoms like confusion, a reduced attention span and stiffness, etc. Gradual weening of Criptal Tablet should be done to avoid adverse effects.
Product Details
Brand
CRIPTAL
Expires on or After
29/09/2022

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