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Composition for ERGOTAB

Ergotamine(150mg)

food interaction for ERGOTAB

alcohol interaction for ERGOTAB

pregnancy interaction for ERGOTAB

lactation interaction for ERGOTAB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ergotab capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ergotab 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
Ergotab capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ERGOTAB

Ergotamine(150mg)

Uses

Ergotab 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 Ergotab 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 ERGOTAB

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 ERGOTAB

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 18 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)