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Prolactinoma (Prolactinomas) Summary

Description: A pituitary adenoma which secretes PROLACTIN, leading to HYPERPROLACTINEMIA. Clinical manifestations include AMENORRHEA; GALACTORRHEA; IMPOTENCE; HEADACHE; visual disturbances; and CEREBROSPINAL FLUID RHINORRHEA.

Also Known As: Prolactinomas; Lactotroph Adenoma; Macroprolactinoma; Microprolactinoma; Prolactin-Producing Pituitary Adenoma Show All >>

Networked: 2034 relevant articles (172 outcomes, 212 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Prolactinoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dopamine Agonists (Dopamine Agonist) : 51 outcomes 20 studies in 376 results : IBA
  2. Prolactin : 41 outcomes 43 studies in 641 results : IBA
  3. Bromocriptine (Parlodel) : 38 outcomes 42 studies in 463 results : FDA 8 Generic
  4. cabergoline : 31 outcomes 28 studies in 199 results : FDA 5 Generic
  5. quinagolide : 11 outcomes 6 studies in 41 results : IBA
  6. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 8 outcomes 6 studies in 134 results : FDA 7
  7. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 7 outcomes 10 studies in 160 results : IBA
  8. Dopamine (Intropin) : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 92 results : FDA 36 Generic
  9. Hormones : 5 outcomes 10 studies in 133 results : IBA
  10. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 33 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Prolactinoma

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Prolactinoma (Prolactinomas)
  3. Adenoma (Adenomas)
  4. Pituitary Neoplasms (Pituitary Adenoma)
  5. Acromegaly
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Key Therapies for Prolactinoma

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 24 results
  2. Radiotherapy : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 60 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 20 results
  4. Phytotherapy (Herbal Therapy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results
  5. Pituitary Irradiation : 1 outcome in 6 results
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