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176 Possible Causes for Hyperprolactinemia, Spironolactone

  • Male Infertility due to Globozoospermia

    Bromocriptine therapy is useful for men in whom impaired sperm production is due to hyperprolactinemia (high blood level of prolactin).The customary daily dose of bromocriptine[maleinfertilityhouston.com] The following is a list of hormonal disorders which can disrupt male infertility: Hyperprolactinemia: Elevated prolactin--a hormone associated with nursing mothers, is found[web.stanford.edu]

  • Acromegaly

    […] cardiomyopathy with angiographically normal coronaries and severe ventricular dysfunction, and was being treated with carvedilol 25 mg, low-dose digoxin, ramipril 2.5 mg, spironolactone[revespcardiol.org] […] hormone pituitary adenoma hyperprolactinemia Received December 31, 1987.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] CONCLUSION: The most important factors affecting gonadal functions, excluding central hypogonadism, are hyperprolactinemia and the duration of the indolent period before diagnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Several possible mechanisms by which spironolactone could cause these side-effects have been identified.[annals.org] Baseline endocrine studies (serum triglycerides: 2600 mg/dl) demonstrated hyperprolactinemia (serum prolactin 51 ng/ml), increased ACTH levels, absence of suppression of ACTH[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nine patients (29%) presented with hyperprolactinemia and four women concurrently suffered from oligo-amenorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Forbes-Albright Syndrome

    Definição Navigation menu McCune–Albright syndrome In males, drugs such as spironolactone and flutamide can be used to treat the behavioral issues associated with androgen[todaypdf.pw] Forbes Albright syndrome Get Update Overview Hyperprolactinemia is characterized by too much prolactin in the blood.[diseaseinfosearch.org] In males, drugs such as spironolactone and flutamide can be used to treat the behavioral issues associated with androgen excess.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hypothalamic Dysfunction

    Drug treatment involved fluoxetine/spironolactone followed by topiramate/phentermine -- and then buspirone for anxiety, trazodone for sleep problems or fibromyalgia, fluoxetine[medpagetoday.com] […] precocious puberty, by age 12 years she had hypernatremia presumed secondary to central diabetes insipidus and was treated with DDAVP, and at age 14 was identified to have hyperprolactinemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hyperphagia, hypersomnia, and extreme aggression at age 7 years, accompanied by episodes of hyperthermia, hypothermia, sinus bradycardia, hypernatremia, hyponatremia, persistent hyperprolactinemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Spironolactone is a diuretic that is used in rare cases. This medication is prohibited at all times in sport.[asada.gov.au] Prolactin testing Modest hyperprolactinemia has been reported in cases of Addison disease and also in secondary adrenocortical insufficiency.[emedicine.medscape.com] The cause of the hyperprolactinemia is thought to be the hyperresponsiveness of the lactotroph to thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) in the absence of the steroid-induced[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Decreased Libido

    Hyperprolactinemia can be caused by medications such as methyldopa, spironolactone, digoxin, and metoclopramide. 4 DHEA can be decreased by carbamazepine, phenytoin, cytochrome[pharmacytimes.com] Some common choices of male hormone blockers are Flutamide, Finasteride, and Spironolactone.[pcos.com] “Libido problems may be related to hypogonadism, hyperprolactinemia, depression, fear of sexual failure, certain medications, or systemic illness.” 4 Many medications can[pharmacytimes.com]

  • Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea Syndrome

    Various others including digoxin, spironolactone, opiates, danazol, sumatriptan, isoniazid and valproate.[patient.info] In two other women with prolonged secondary amenorrhea but without hyperprolactinemia or galactorrhea, pyridoxine at dosages up to 600 mg/day did not restore ovulatory menses[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spironolactone often is used as an adjunct treatment to reduce androgen effects on the hair follicle in girls with hirsutism; spironolactone’s use as monotherapy is not recommended[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

  • Spironolactone

    Abstract We report a successful practical protocol for readministration of spironolactone in a patient with cirrhosis and severe ascites whose initial exposure to spironolactone[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pathophysiologic mechanism for some drugs includes exogenous estrogens exposure, medications that cause hypogonadism, anti-androgenic effects and hyperprolactinemia.[doi.org] Vitex Agnus Castus (Chaste tree berry) – Improves menstrual regularity, supports luteal phase of menstrual cycle and addresses hyperprolactinemia.[pcos.com]

  • Liver Failure

    ., oral spironolactone [Aldactone] and furosemide [Lasix]), as well as complete abstention from alcohol.[aafp.org] First-line treatment of patients with cirrhotic ascites consists of sodium restriction (i.e., no more than 2,000 mg per day) and diuretics (e.g., oral spironolactone [Aldactone[aafp.org] […] rating References First-line treatment of patients with cirrhotic ascites consists of sodium restriction (i.e., no more than 2,000 mg per day) and diuretics (e.g., oral spironolactone[aafp.org]

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