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ERGACAP 214MG CAPSULE

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Composition for ERGACAP

Ergotamine(214 mg)

food interaction for ERGACAP

alcohol interaction for ERGACAP

pregnancy interaction for ERGACAP

lactation interaction for ERGACAP

food
alcohol
pregnancy
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ergacap 214mg capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ergacap 214mg capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Ergacap 214mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ERGACAP

Ergotamine(214 mg)

Uses

Ergacap 214mg capsule is used in acute attack of migraine and raynaud's disease (some areas of the body feel numb and cool in certain circumstances).

How it works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. The Ergacap 214mg capsule works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Allergic reaction, Itching, Facial swelling, Blue hands and feet, Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Chest pain, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Tingling sensation of extremity, Numbness of extremity, Weakness, Limb pain

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Expert advice for ERGACAP

Do not take ergotamine and consult your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • If you have uncontrolled high blood pressure or suffer from heart, kidney or liver problems.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • If you are a smoker.
Ergotamine can cause drowsiness and anxiety (trembling, sweating) therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.

Frequently asked questions for ERGACAP

Ergotamine

Q.Is ergotamine available or sold over the counter?
No. it is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q.Is ergotamine a controlled substance/narcotic/addictive?
No it is not a controlled substance/addictive/narcotic. However, it is available only on prescription of a doctor

Q.Is ergotamine safe?
Ergotamine has numerous side-effects, some of which can be serious.

Q.Do Topamax (topiramate)/Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate)/ Maxalt (rizatritan benzoate)/Tremimet (sumatriptan and naproxen)/Zomig (zolmitriptan)/ sumariptan/amitriptyline contains ergotamine?
No, these drugs do not contain ergotamine

Q.Where does ergotamine come from?
Ergotamine is obtained from a fungus Claviceps purpurea and similar fungi.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)