Cycloset Oral Tablet 0.8Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cycloset: Oral tablet (0.8mg)

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Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet

What is this Medicine?

BROMOCRIPTINE (broe moe KRIP teen) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps to control blood sugar. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Parlodel: Oral tablet (2.5mg)
Similar Generic Drugs : Bromocriptine: Oral tablet (2.5mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Cycloset: Oral tablet(0.8mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet

NDC: 680120258
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Storage Information
Store at or below 77 degrees F
Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet

Runny Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<16.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.3-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-8.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.0-6.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
3.7-8.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-7.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lazy Eye Incidence:
5.3-7.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
5.8-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
6.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
7.4-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
8.1-8.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
9.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
10.7-13.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
12.5-18.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
13.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
18.0-32.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet(Bromocriptine Mesylate)
Alcohol and Bromocriptine Mesylate(Bromocriptine Mesylate)
Try to avoid alcoholic beverages while taking Bromocriptine. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking Alcohol with Bromocriptine. Do not stand or sit up too quickly as you may become dizzy or feel faint. Also, do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Side effects like throbbing headache, flushing of the face, weakness, sweating, nausea, vomiting, and blurred vision may occur in some people who combine Alcohol with Bromocriptine.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet(Bromocriptine Mesylate)
Tobacco and Bromocriptine Mesylate(Bromocriptine Mesylate)
Side effects from Bromocriptine, such as increased blood pressure, may potentially get worse if you take Nicotine (examples: Nicotine patches or gum) or if you smoke tobacco. Contact your health care provider if you notice any changes in your blood pressure or other effects while taking Bromocriptine with Nicotine-containing products.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Cycloset 0.8mg Tablet(Bromocriptine Mesylate)
Marijuana and Bromocriptine Mesylate(Bromocriptine Mesylate)
Bromocriptine can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Bromocriptine. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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