Wigraine

Active Ingredient(s): Caffeine + Ergotamine
FDA Approved: * November 5, 1980
Pharm Company: * ORGANON USA INC
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".



Wigraine Overview

Caffeine/ergotamine (trade name Cafergot) is the proprietary name of a medication consisting of ergotamine tartrate and caffeine.[1] This combination is used for the treatment of headaches, such as migraine headache. Contents 1 Use 2 Mechanism of action 3 Adverse effects 4 References Use Correct timing of use is important. Cafergot is an abortive headache treatment, which prevents the development of the headache, rather than a treatment for an established headache. T...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cafergot

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Caffeine + Ergotamine
  • Suppository: 100mg + 2mg
  • Tablet: 100mg + 1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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