Dihydroergotamine

Category: Migraine / Tension Headache



Dihydroergotamine 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 Dihydroergotamine: (5 results)

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  • 0143-9273 Dihydroergotamine Mesylate 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0574-0850 Dihydroergotamine Mesylate 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Paddock Laboratories, LLC
  • 25021-609 Dihydroergotamine Mesylate 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 68682-357 Dihydroergotamine Mesylate 4 mg/ml Nasal Spray by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals
  • 70529-030 Dromelate 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by It3 Medical LLC

Other drugs which contain Dihydroergotamine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)




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