ergotamine


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an alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot

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Treves TA, Streiffler M, Korczyn AD: Naproxen sodium versus ergotamine tartrate in the treatment of acute migraine attacks.
The American Academy of Pediatrics cautions that drugs to be avoided during breast-feeding include antihistamines, ergotamine, bromocriptine, and most tricyclics.
27, the FDA issued warning letters to 20 firms that market unapproved prescription drugs containing ergotamine tartrate.
Ergotamine -- Ergotamine tartrate has been in use since 1928 (similar formulas are Cafergot, Ergomar, Ergostat Gynergen).
The patient was asked to discontinue his ergotamine and caffeine suppositories.
The FDA recently told 20 companies to cease marketing unapproved drug products containing ergotamine tartrate.
If she is immediately able to take the drug ergotamine, a fungus derivative often used for migraines, she can usually shoo away the elephant.
If you are among the estimated 8 percent of Americans affected by migraine headaches and have experienced significant side effects from ergotamine, the longstanding treatment of choice, take heart.
Ergotamine is similar to the brain chemical called serotonin.
Treatments for migraine attack: Analgesics (aspirin, acetominophen, ibuprofen), ergotamine compounds (Cafergot, Midrin), sumatriptan (Imitrex), lidocaine, feverfew.
008 D-Lysergic acid, lysergic acid amide Ergotamine, dihydroergotamine Methysergide, lysergol No cross-reactivity [alpha]-Ergocryptine, ergocristine Ergocornine, N,N-dimethyltryptamine (<0.
Ergotamine has been used successfully for over 60 years to treat migraine.
Because ergotamine tartrate and dihydroergotamine (DHE 45) can cause nausea and vomiting, they may be combined with anti-nausea drugs.
45), ergotamine (Ergomar) (alone or in combination with caffeine, or caffeine-belladonna-pentobarbital), intranasal lidocaine, and selective serotonin receptor agonists, also called triptans.