Long-term treatment of hyperprolactinaemia with bromocriptine: effect of drug withdrawal.


Fifty-one patients with hyperprolactinaemia (23 with macroadenoma, 23 with microadenoma, and five with idiopathic hyperprolactinaemia) were treated with bromocriptine for 2-12 years (4.9 +/- 2.9 years, mean +/- SD). During therapy, the serum PRL levels were suppressed into the normal range in all but five patients. In these five patients, despite the high… (More)