Acute effects of Parlodel-LAR and response to long-term treatment with bromocriptine in a patient with a follicle stimulating hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.

@article{Abs1991AcuteEO,
  title={Acute effects of Parlodel-LAR and response to long-term treatment with bromocriptine in a patient with a follicle stimulating hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.},
  author={Roger Abs and Paul M. Parizel and Albert M. Beckers},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={135-8}
}
A 68-year-old male patient presented with visual impairment due to a large pituitary tumor. After transsphenoidal adenomectomy the elevated serum FSH levels were lowered but not normalized. Deterioration of the vision was detected five years later and tumor regrowth was evidenced. The patient was treated with the long-acting and repeatable form of bromocriptine (Parlodel-LAR). Three days after the first intramuscular injection it already resulted in an important improvement of the visual field… CONTINUE READING

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