Patients receiving dopamine agonist therapy, such as cabergoline, have been noted to exhibit pathological gambling, an increased libido, and hypersexuality. Usually, if the dose is lowered or the treatment is stopped, this can be reversed.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Tell your doctor right away if you're taking any of the following medications: phenothiazines like trifluoperazine (Stelazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Triavil), prochlorperazine (Compazine), and chlorpromazine (Thorazine); haloperidol (Haldol); thiothixene (Navane); or metoclopramide (Reglan In addition to vitamins and herbal supplements, make sure your doctor is aware of all the medications you are taking, both prescription and over-the-counter.
When getting up from sitting or lying down, exercise caution. Do not take this medication if you have: uncontrolled hypertension or known hypersensitivity to ergot derivatives a history of heart valve disorders a history of lung, heart, or retroperitoneal fibrotic disorders (a rare disorder that blocks the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder) are allergic to cabergoline or to any of its inactive ingredients You may experience lightheadedness or faintness if your blood pressure is low, or hypotension. If they start to experience breathing difficulties while lying down, a persistent cough, or swelling in their extremities, call your doctor right away. Patients receiving drugs like cabergoline have been noted to have pathological gambling, increased libido (sexual drive), and hypersexuality. Serious side effects have been reported with cabergoline including the following: hypotension. It has been demonstrated that lowering the dose or stopping the medication will lessen this side effect.