Current treatment issues in female hyperprolactinaemia

Pier Giorgio Crosignani

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High prolactin levels can occur as a physiological condition in females who are pregnant or lactating. As a pathological condition, hyperprolactinaemia is associated with gonadal dysfunction, infertility and an increased risk of long-term complications including osteoporosis. The most frequent cause of persistent hyperprolactinaemia is the presence of a micro- (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-164
Number of pages13
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2006


  • Bromocriptine
  • Cabergoline
  • Hyperprolactinaemia
  • Prolactin
  • Quinagolide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Medicine


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