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Unread 05-19-2009, 10:59 AM
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Question: I read in the bromo book that you shouldn't use bromocriptine with ephedrine or another sympathomimetic, is this correct?

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Cincotta/Meier were looking specificlaly at the effect of bromo on insulin sensitivity and wrote that sympathomimetics (of which EC) is one blocked the effects.

I put that in the book without thinking about it too much.

However, EC is known to impair insulin sensitivity peripherally so the blockage makes sense.

This is different than the metabolic effects I was looking at. I did try contacting the researchers about this specific issue but they never emailed me back.

And folks who used bromo with EC reported that it worked fine. So it's not somehting to be concerned with so far as I'm concerned.
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Unread 05-19-2009, 11:15 AM
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Hello Lyle,

It looks like this bromo faq is brand new? It appears to answer the question I had which was whether I could take bromo with my xopenex asthma inhaler, which I believe is a sympathomimetic. So based upon this, it appears that the answer is yes - just want to confirm.

Also, diagnosed as borderline diabetic, and am on metformin, also taking armour thyroid after radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism in 94.
Would there be any contraindications for bromo with these two meds?
Metformin initially gave me digestive symptoms, but fine now. I thought that the additive effects of metformin digestive symptoms and bromo possible digestive side effects might give me problems, but so far, I feel fine on the bromo, which I have been taking for a few days now. Also, I know that
bromo will lower Blood glucose, but so far, not going too low. (although bg was 62 after 1 hour of riding bike the other day - but that is normal for me - just eat some nuts and raisins and i'm good)


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Unread 08-05-2009, 06:01 PM
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Hello Lyle:

Can you or anyone suggest a reliable overseas source of bromocriptine?

Thanks -
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Unread 08-05-2009, 06:37 PM
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Hello Lyle:

Can you or anyone suggest a reliable overseas source of bromocriptine?

Thanks -
I've used antiaging-systems in the past - very reliable.
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Thanks for pointing me to the anti-aging website. Lots of good stuff there.

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hey lyle im 12% bodyfat 169 ibs 6feet currently eating 800 calories aprox 120 grams protein and 40 grams carbs max do i need to increase my carbs and how much i need to eat when taking bromocritine i do weight trainig 4 times a week 1 hour and cardio 3 timess 20mins help needed plzzz
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If someone doesn't feel any sides or appetite blunting, other goods from bromo, does this mean it's useless for this person and not lowering any setpoint?
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In my personal experience, after two weeks of continous usage, Bromocriptine reduces acne.

From what I've read, Bromocriptine isn't as strong of an appetite suppresant as the EC stack. If you don't feel sides it might mean you need a higher dosage or it really does nothing for you. For example, Yohimbine doesn't do anything for me, period. I've taken up to 10 pills and got nothing. Tried various brands, nothing.
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In my personal experience, after two weeks of continous usage, Bromocriptine reduces acne.

From what I've read, Bromocriptine isn't as strong of an appetite suppresant as the EC stack. If you don't feel sides it might mean you need a higher dosage or it really does nothing for you. For example, Yohimbine doesn't do anything for me, period. I've taken up to 10 pills and got nothing. Tried various brands, nothing.
That's weird because 5 pills (12.5mg) gives me heart palpitations and sweats.
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A question.

Do people for whom bromocriptine doesn’t work, in terms of helping diet to work, still get the adverse effects (nausea, drowsiness etc.)?

Or put another way, if they are experiencing the side effects is this a good indicator that bromocriptine is going to work well. Conversely, if side effects are not experienced does this mean that they unlikley to respond to bromocriptine?

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