Ergacap 214mg Capsule

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Composition for Ergacap 214mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Acute attack of migraine, Raynaud's disease
15 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Ergacap Capsule


Uses of Ergacap Capsule

Ergacap 214mg Capsule is used in acute attack of migraine and Raynaud's disease.

Side effects of Ergacap Capsule


Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle pain.


How to use Ergacap Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ergacap 214mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ergacap Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Ergacap Capsule

Expert advice for Ergacap Capsule

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.
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Special precautions for Ergacap 214mg Capsule
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.
Ergacap 214mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ergacap 214mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Ergacap
214mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ergacap
214mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ergotamine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ergacap 214mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Ergotamine

No. it is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
No it is not a controlled substance/addictive/narcotic. However, it is available only on prescription of a doctor
Ergacap 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
Ergacap is obtained from a fungus Claviceps purpurea and similar fungi.

Substitutes for Ergacap

No substitutes found for this medicine
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