Cabernon, like any other drug of a similar action, has a number of side effects.
Side effects of the Cabernon are of a short-term nature and are manifested to a moderate extent. In this case, the withdrawal of the drug is observed only in very rare cases.
In general, when taking the drug, side effects arise from the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract and manifest themselves as:
- confusion of consciousness;
- nausea, vomiting, constipation;
- dyspepsia, gastritis development.
Less common side effects from the cardiovascular system. They are manifested in the form of frequent attacks of dizziness and arterial hypotension. There is also the development of inflammatory processes that can spread to the mucosa and fibrous membranes: pulmonary fibrosis, pleurisy, pericarditis, pleural fibrosis, pericardial effusion, pathology of the valvular heart apparatus.
It should be noted that in patients taking Caberlon, the occurrence of a pathology of heart valves, including regurgitation, as well as associated violations in the form of pericarditis and pericardial effusion, was very often observed. Other adverse reactions arose due to the vasoconstrictor properties of this drug and related to the development of angina pectoris, peripheral edema, erythromelalgia. However, during the treatment with Caberlon ECG and heart rate changes were not observed.
Violations of the functions of the stomach were more often observed in women than in men, and the side symptoms from the CNS - in elderly patients.
Reception of the drug may also be accompanied by drowsiness, less often - cases of sudden falling asleep.
With prolonged use of the drug, there may be deviations in the results of standard laboratory tests.
When taking high doses of dopamine agonists, including cabergoline, the patients developed symptoms of pathological risk appetite, as well as hypersexuality and increased libido, which were reversible upon discontinuation of treatment or dose reduction.