Meaning of bromocriptine


Pronunciation: (brō"mu-krip'tēn), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an ergot derivative, CHBrNO, that inhibits prolactin and growth hormone secretions and stimulates dopamine production in the brain, used to prevent postpartum lactation and in the treatments of acromegaly and Parkinson's disease.
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