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Hyperprolactinemia Treatment

Treatment for hyperprolactinemia depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for hyperprolactinemia may include medications, such as bromocriptine and cabergoline. Hyperprolactinemia may be caused by a non-cancerous tumor of the pituitary gland. Treatment for the pituitary tumor may include radiation therapy and surgery to remove the tumor that is producing prolactin.

Treatment options for hyperprolactinemia include:


Hyperprolactinemia may be caused by a non-cancerous tumor of the pituitary gland.

Treatment for the pituitary tumor may include:

Hyperprolactinemia Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hyperprolactinemia:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hyperprolactinemia References
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