Stribild, testosterone cypionate IM,..now hyperprolactinemia and bromocriptine.
Dec 4, 2013
I am curious about something that my V.A. endo M.D. seems to think is true (but I do not):
Could QD Stribild or Q2wks 100Mg IM cypionate cause hyperprolactinemia?
My prolactin lab has been at 40-42 (high=17) at least since starting these 2 other Rxs in July.
I am also curious whether there are more effective Rx for hyperprolactinemia than bromo, d/t all of the side-effects I have already started having (since starting use in 11/13), and the risks (esp to the liver) associated with its use.
Any information/ideas you can offer is appreciated.
Response from Dr. Henry
I have not seen published reports or observed (though not looked for specifically) an effect of Stribild on prolactin levels. I cannot confidently comment on treatment of high prolactin levels with bromocritine-outside of my areas if expertise. Prolactin is measured when trying to determine role of pituitary gland as a factor for low testosterone levels (often FSH and LH measured in that evaluation). KH
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