Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

Ergotamine 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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Mfg Cypress

I take Ergotamine for headaches. I get my meds thru Medco. My insurance pays most of the cost for generics. Last time Medco said they didn't have Ergotamine in stock (first time that has ever happened over the years.) They said they would need to send me Cafergot, the brand name. It costs me 10 times more. I need to know why I can not get Ergotamine.?? ## Same problem with caffergot or its generic ergotan/caff. Wally World used to charge $5 for a generic. Now they say they cannot get a generic. The real caffergot cost $300. ## Unfortunately, shortages sometimes happen, or a manufacture discontinues a medication, and while it is problematic, there's really nothing we can do about it. The typical side effects of this medication may include nausea, insomnia, dizziness, and dry mout...

caffox tablet

Meant to treat migraine, small light yellow tablet. it contains 1mg of Ergotamine Tartrate and 100mg of caffeine ## Appreciate you to provide information on Caffox Tablet such as How do I take Caffox Tablet? Side effects of Caffox Tablet & risk of taking Caffox Tablet. ## The combination of these two substances, though sold under various names in different countries, are simply vasoconstrictors used to help relieve or prevent migraine or severe tension headaches. As to the side effects, for the caffeine, they would be similar to those caused by any other caffeinated substance you use such as Colas, Tea, or Coffee. You can develop the shakes, temporary tremors, rapid breathing and heart rate and an energy burst that can result in a crash when it wears off. Substances containing Ergot...


a spanish med for migrains. i need to find out about the ingredients as soon as possible. ## Active Ingredient(s) Spanish: ERGOTAMINA LISINA CLORHIDRAT English: Ergotamine (I am pretty sure) ## migrana ## This actually contains Ergotamine and Lysine, it seems they classify this under the steroids category. Information on it is really hard to find, since it is not used in the US. Does anyone else know anything else about this? ## Each tablet contains: Lysine clonixinate 125 mg Ergotamine tartrate 1 mg PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: MIGRA DORIXINA is an association for the treatment of headaches and migraines, whose pharmacological action depends on its components. Ergotamine is vasoconstriction and decrease blood flow to different organs and increase blood pressure. Ergotamine is absorbed slowl...

Ep 102 Round Greenish Pill Scored In Quarters On Reverseside

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE POST TO FACE BOOK THE NAME OF THE PILL THAT IS ROUND GREENISH IN COLOR WITH EP 102 ON ONE SIDE AND SCORED IN QUARTERS(IE WITH A CROSS ) ON THE OTHER SIDE. ## This round green tablet contains Belladonna Alkaloids (0.2mg) + Ergotamine Tartrate (0.6mg) + Phenobarbital (40mg). Ergotamine, belladonna alkaloids, and phenobarbital combination is used in the prevention of vascular (migraine or cluster) headaches. It is also indicated to ameliorate symptoms such as hot flushes, sweating, restlessness, and insomnia in menopausal women. It is usually used for women who are unable to take estrogens. However, unlike estrogen replacement therapy, the ergotamine, belladonna, and phenobarbital combination does not protect against postmenopausal osteoporosis. Please post back if you h...

pill is ww 120

light pink to beige round tablet ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Ergotamine tartrate (1 mg) - Caffeine (100 mg). It is used in the treatment of migraines and cluster headaches. You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.

ww 120

round lite pink, used for headache, letters ww 120 ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Ergotamine tartrate (1 mg) - Caffeine (100 mg). You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.


round green pill with imprinted A115 ## This contains Belladonna Alkaloids 0.2mgs, Ergotamine 0.6mgs, and Phenibarbital 40mgs, it is a generic for Bellamine S and is used to treat gastrointestinal disorders. However, you may have heard on the news recently about some unapproved drugs that have made it onto the market, ones that the FDA never cleared for use. This contains TWO of these drugs, neither Ergotamine, nor Phenobarbital have ever been proven safe and approved for use or sale in the U.S. by the FDA.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Ergotamine: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-2120 Caffeine 100 mg / Ergotamine Tartrate 1 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 70720-120 Ergomar 2 mg Oral Tablet by Tersera Therapeutics, LLC

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