Is it normal to lose weight having high prolactin level?

Patient

Q: I have high prolactin for many years. average 555. last October it was diagnosed 538 mIU per ml. i never saw any secretion of milk from my breasts. and i had taken 'bromocriptin' 'bromazipam' for two times few years ago. but i don't know why, now i am losing weight day by day. my ESR is normal, blood sugar is normal. only prolactin is high... I am 5 feet high but now I am only 46 kilos, where I was maximum 54 kilos of weight 6-7 months ago. I want to know why I am turning to skeleton in spite of taking proper diet. Plz helppp!!! I also want to add that I am anxious and tensed about a matter now a days.. can this affect my metabolism?

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