Ergostat

Active Ingredient(s): Ergotamine
Pharm Company: * PARKE DAVIS
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

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Ergostat Overview

Ergotamine is an ergopeptine and part of the ergot family of alkaloids; it is structurally and biochemically closely related to ergoline. It possesses structural similarity to several neurotransmitters, and has biological activity as a vasoconstrictor. It is used medicinally for treatment of acute migraine attacks (sometimes in combination with caffeine). Medicinal usage of ergot fungus began in the 16th century to induce childbirth, yet dosage uncertainties discouraged the use. It has been u...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ergotamine
  • Tablet: 2mg
  • Tablet, Sublingual: 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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