Active Ingredient(s): Methysergide
FDA Approved: * February 12, 1962
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
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".

Sansert Overview

Methysergide, sold under the brand names Deseril and Sansert, is a monoaminergic medication of the ergoline and lysergamide groups which is used in the prophylaxis and treatment of migraine and cluster headaches.[1] It has been withdrawn from the market in the United States and Canada due to adverse effects.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Methysergide is no longer recommended as a first line treatment protocol by international headache societies, h...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Sansert: (1 result)

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  • 0078-0058 Sansert 2 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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Hope for getting Deseril/Sansert back?
I have been taking Sansert, later called Deseril in the U.K., and had almost none of the chronic daily migraines I had b... 1 reply