Pituitary Gland is Overactive Treatment
The treatment for hyperpituitarism depends upon which hormone is over-produced by the pituitary gland. Treatment for hyperpituitarism often includes medications, hormone replacement therapy, and surgery.
Treatment options for hyperpituitarism include:
- Medications for hyperpituitarism
- Bromocriptine (Parlodel)
- Cabergoline (Dostinex)
- Octreotide (Sandostatin, Sandostatin LAR-Depot)
- Pegvisomant (Somavert)
- Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren)
- Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
- Surgery for hyperpituitarism:
- Followed by hormone replacement therapy
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