Clinical use of metoclopramide test in the diagnosis of women with hyperprolactinemia.

@article{VzquezMatute1979ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical use of metoclopramide test in the diagnosis of women with hyperprolactinemia.},
  author={L V{\'a}zquez-Matute and E S Canales and Monika Alger and Arturo Zarate},
  journal={Hormone research},
  year={1979},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={207-12}
}
UNLABELLED 14 women with elevated prolactin (PRL) serum levels (greater than 25 ng/ml) were given 2.5 mg of metoclopramide, by bolus intravenous injection, to evaluate its diagnosic potential as a stimulus for PRL release. Following metoclopramide injection there was a prompt increase in serum PRL in normal subjects and in patients with moderate PRL elevations associated with galactorrhea-oligomenorrhea. The women with amenorrhea-galactorrhea regardless of the presence of absence of a pituitary… CONTINUE READING