Therapeutics - Lactation

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Therapeutics - Lactation
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2015-02-02 14:07:56
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  1. Inhibit prolactin release
    Dopaminergic agents
  2. Block effect of prolactin
    Estrogens
  3. Suppress plasma prolactin
    Androgens
  4. Decreased blood flow to the breast
    Vasoconstrictors
  5. Inhibits let-down
    Alcohol (high dose)
  6. Decreases serum prolactin
    Marijuana
  7. Inhibit dopamine secretion (increases milk supply)
    Metoclopramide, neuroleptics
  8. False dopamine precursor (increases milk supply)
    Methyldopa
  9. Increase serotonergic transmission (increases milk supply)
    H-2 antagonists (high dose IV), tryptophan
  10. Increases milk supply (mechanism unknown, makes you smell like maple syrup)
    Fenugreek

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