Active Substance: Cabergoline
Packaging: 2*0,5mg tabs
Bodybuilders use cabergoline to control gynecomastia that prevents the negative effects of prolactin on muscle development through the use of anabolic steroids
Dostinex by Pfizer
Cabergoline, or as most bodybuilders might know its brand name more, Dostinex, is a fungi derivative, and it is considered to be a powerful dopamine receptor agonist. It is sometimes called simply, Caber, for short. There are quite a few studies out there that proves the capability of Cabergoline to inhibit prolactin. It has also been the go-to choice over the previously used Bromocriptine due to its minimal side effects and longer half-life.
Cabergoline of Dostinex was originally created to be used in the medical world for various uses, such as aiding in the treatment of Cushing’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, prolactin producing tumors, hyperprolactinemia as well as a whole lot of other diseases. However, it is used the most to help fight cancer and tumours that are correlated to high levels of prolactin in the body.
The Uses and Benefits of Cabergoline (Dostinex) in Bodybuilding
There are a few reasons why bodybuilders would want to use Cabergoline (Dostinex). For athletes, they would really benefit from its Dopamine agonist effects as it helps to give them an adrenaline rush which will aid them in boosting performance. This is because the extra Dopamine would help athletes to have an edge over others by improving their motor skills. As for bodybuilders, the extra Dopamine would help them to push themselves to the max for each workout, going beyond their usual pain threshold.
However, one of the main reason why bodybuilders would use Cabergoline or Dostinex is when they are on a cycle, using compounds that would increase the prolactin levels in the body. For example, running Trenbolone would lead to raise of prolactin, and this could lead to prolactin indused gynecomastia. In men, a sudden increase of prolactin could halt your sex drive. Besides that, it would also be used to help aid in boosting libido while on other compounds.
Another benefits of adding in Cabergoline or Dostinex as an ancillary on a cycle is when you are cutting. It will help you to get over your crazy food and sugar cravings. For example, if you have cravings for pizza, having extra dopamine in your body would mimic the dopamine released from comfort food that makes you feel good – and this will help you to satisfy your cravings with just a bite – and keep you away from binging and stray away from your targeted caloric goals.
Last but not least, bodybuilders had reported that when they are using Dostinex Cabergoline, they would experience more restful, deeper and improved sleep, which is a result of the dopamine mimic. This will allow you to recover and make gains as you can sleep more.
Other Benefits of Cabergoline (Dostinex)
Cabergoline or Dostinex can help improve sex drive. After a man reaches his orgasm and ejaculate, this will cause in sudden increase of prolactin levels in the body – which will make him lose interest in sex and go soft. This is the reason why men cannot continue straight after an ejaculation, due to the increased prolactin levels. With Cabergoline keeping the prolactin levels down, this will allow you to recover faster after an ejaculation. This is also one of the reason why bodybuilders would incorporate Cabergoline or Dostinex in their post cycle therapy – to help them recover their sex drive faster by keeping prolactin levels at bay.
Dostinex Side Effects
There are not much side effects reported with the use of Cabergoline among bodybuilders, but if there is any, there are reports of stomach pains while on it. One way around this is to take with a light meal before going to bed. However, if stick to proper dosage, there rarely will be stomach pains or other adverse effects.
Half Life of Cabergoline (Dostinex)
The half-life of Cabergoline or Dostinex is up to 3 days.
Dosage of Cabergoline for Bodybuilders
The recommended dosage for Cabergoline or Dostinex is 0.25 mg, or a quart of a mg per dose. This is considered to be a moderate dosage. Keep in mind that Cabergoline or Dostinex is a very powerful and potent drug, which means dosage should be kept as conservative as possible. You should know why you are using it, and what you are doing with it.