Title : ACTH and cortisol response to bromocriptine, and results of long-term therapy, in Cushing's disease.

Pub. Date : 1978 Nov

PMID : 212917






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1 Plasma corticotrophin (ACTH) was lowered in 4 out of 5 patients with pituitary dependent Cushing"s syndrome (one of whom was studied only after bilateral adrenalectomy) after a single oral dose of 2.5 mg bromocriptine, but plasma cortisols were unaltered in the 3 patients in whom it was measured. Bromocriptine proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens