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||BRAND NAME : Cafergot, Wigraine
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Ergotamine/Caffeine
Cafergot, Wigraine Uses:
Cafergot, Wigraine is prescribed for the relief or prevention of vascular headaches — for example, migraine, migraine variants, or cluster headaches.
Cafergot, Wigraine Dosage:
Dosage should start at the first sign of an attack. Adults : Orally
The total dose for any single attack should not exceed 6 tablets.
The maximum dose for an individual attack is 2 suppositories.
The total weekly dosage should not exceed 10 tablets or 5 suppositories.
A preventive, short-term dose may be given at bedtime to certain people, but only as prescribed by a doctor.
Cafergot, Wigraine Contraindications :
If you are sensitive to or have ever had an allergic reaction to ergotamine tartrate, caffeine, or similar drugs, you should not take this medication. Make sure your doctor is aware of any drug reactions you have experienced.
Unless directed to do so by your doctor, do not take this medication if you have coronary heart disease, circulatory problems, blood hypertension, impaired liver or kidney function, or an infection, or if you are pregnant.
Cafergot, Wigraine Side Effects:
Side effects of Cafergot, Wigraine may include : Fluid retention, blood hypertension, itching, nausea, numbness, rapid heart rate, slow heartbeat, tingling or pins and needles, vertigo, vomiting, weakness
Complications caused by constriction of the blood vessels can be serious. They include : Bluish tinge to the skin, chest pain, cold arms and legs, gangrene, muscle pains
Cafergot, Wigraine Overdose:
Symptoms of Cafergot, Wigraine overdose include : Coma, convulsions, diminished or absent pulses, drowsiness, high or low blood pressure, numbness, shock, stupor, tingling, pain and bluish discoloration of the limbs, unresponsiveness, vomiting
Cafergot, Wigraine Missed dose:
Take this medication only when threatened with an attack.
Cafergot, Wigraine Storage:
Store Cafergot, Wigraine at room temperature in a tightly closed container away from light. Keep suppositories away from heat.
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