D.H.E. 45

Active Ingredient(s): Dihydroergotamine
FDA Approved: * April 12, 1946
Pharm Company: * VALEANT
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



D.H.E. 45 Overview

Dihydroergotamine (DHE) is an ergot alkaloid used to treat migraines. It is a derivative of ergotamine. It is administered as a nasal spray or injection and has an efficacy similar to that of sumatriptan. Nausea is a common side effect.[1] It has similar actions to the triptans, acting as an agonist to the serotonin receptors and causing vasoconstriction of the intracranial blood vessels, but also interacts centrally with dopamine and adrenergic receptors. It can be used to tr...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dihydroergotamine
  • Injection: 1mg/ml
  • Spray: 4mg/ml
  • Spray, Metered: 0.5mg/inh, 0.5mg/spray, 4mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for D.H.E. 45: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66490-041 D.h.e. 45 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America

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