Ergotamine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Patient w/ severe or uncontrolled HTN, severe or persistent sepsis, shock, peripheral vascular disease, temporal arteritis, ischaemic heart disease, hyperthyroidism; basilar or hemiplegic migraine. Renal or hepatic impairment. Pregnancy. Concomitant admin w/ potent CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. azole antifungals, protease inhibitors, macrolide antibiotics).
Special Precautions
Patient w/ anaemia. Lactation. Patient Counselling May cause dizziness and feelings of anxiety, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Evaluate CV status prior to initiation and periodically thereafter.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, tingling of fingers and toes, weakness, muscle pains in the extremities and numbness, localised oedema, itching, bradycardia, transient tachycardia.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of peripheral vasoconstriction w/ β-blockers. Increased vasoconstrictor effect w/ sympathomimetics (e.g. epinephrine).
ATC Classification
N02CA02 - ergotamine ; Belongs to the class of ergot alkaloids preparations. Used to relieve migraine.
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