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Ergotamine Information

Ergotamine Benefits & Uses

Ergotamine is used to treat the following -

  1. Migraine Primary

Ergotamine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ergotamine


Ergotamine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ergotamine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Muscle Ache दुर्लभ
  3. Abdominal Pain दुर्लभ
  4. Paresthesia
  5. Vertigo दुर्लभ
  6. Urticaria
  7. Weakness
  8. Chest Pain दुर्लभ
  9. Bradycardia
  10. Headache Unknown
  11. Tachycardia

Ergotamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Ergotamine safe for pregnant women?

Ergotamine shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.


Is the use of Ergotamine safe during breastfeeding?

Ergotamine should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Ergotamine on the Kidneys?

Ergotamine rarely affects the kidneys.


What is the effect of Ergotamine on the Liver?

Ergotamine has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Ergotamine on the Heart?

Side effects of Ergotamine rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Ergotamine with Other Drugs

Ergotamine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -







      Ergotamine Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ergotamine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Liver Disease
      2. Kidney Disease
      3. Heart Disease
      4. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      5. Diabetes
      6. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
      7. Buerger's Disease
      8. Smoking Addiction

      Frequently asked Questions about Ergotamine

      Is this Ergotamine habit forming or addictive?

      No, there is no any evidence that Ergotamine is addictive.


      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Ergotamine can make you feel drowsy.


      Is it safe?

      Ergotamine should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Ergotamine is not used to treat mental disorders.


      Ergotamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Ergotamine

      You can take Ergotamine with food.


      Interaction between Alcohol and Ergotamine

      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ergotamine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Dr. Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Dr. Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cafegot® (ergotamine tartrate and caffeine)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 175-176