Cafergot


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Cafergot

A brand name for a mixture of ERGOTAMINE and CAFFEINE.
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Caffeine and ergotamine (Cafergot, Migergot) tablets should be considered contraindicated in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
> Erenumab (Aimovig), Verapamil (Calan, Verelan), propranolol (Inderal LA, Innopran XL), metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor), amitriptyline, topiramate (Topamax), Botox, Sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), dihydroergotamine (Migranal), ergotamine and caffeine (Migergot, Cafergot) for migraines
* Ergotamine (Migergot, Cafergot), a drug that was the common prescription choice for migraines before triptans.
Su presentacion farmacologica es como tartrato de ergotamina y se suele hallar mezclada con compuestos como cafeina (Cafergot) y difenhidramina (Ergoben), es un agonista no especifico de los receptores de la serotonina como el 5-HT 1B, los cuales se hallan en las arterias cerebrales, inhiben la capacidad de transmision del nervio trigemino por medio de los receptores 5.HT 1D, pero su accion sobre los receptores de la dopamina y noradrenalina, en los receptores D2 y 5-HT 1A le dan sus efectos indeseables como nauseas, vomito, parestesias, dolor y debilidad en las extremidades.
Important precautions Azithromycin may interact with other antibiotics, and also with blood thinners such as warfarin (Coumadin); migraine medications such as dihydroergotamine (Migranal) and ergotamine (Ergomar, Cafergot); and increase levels of digoxin (Lanoxin), which is used to treat heart failure and atrial fibrillation.
These young adolescents had previously been treated unsuccessfully for their intractable headaches by family physicians, pediatricians, and/or neurologists with many medications (e.g., triptans, Percocet, Cafergot, sleeping pills, and muscle relaxants), massage, acupuncture, and chiropractic treatments.
SYMPTOM RELIEF (ABORTIVE) Analgesics Aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Triptans Sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), rizatriptan (Maxalt), almotriptan (Axert), and frovatriptan (Frova) Ergot-derivatives Ergotamine (Cafergot, Ercaf, Wigraine), dihydroergotamine (Migranal) PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Blood pressure/cardiac Beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers medications Tricyclic antidepressants Amitriptyline (Elavil), nortriptyline Pamelor) Anti-seizure medications Topiramate (Topamax), divalproex sodium (Depakote)
Patients taking Sustiva should not take Hismanal (astemizole), Vascor (bepridil), Propulsid (cisapride), Versed (midazolam), Orap (pimozide), Halcion (triazolam), or ergot derivatives (for example, Wigraine and Cafergot).
and Mikart), Cafergot tablets (Sandoz), and Ergomar sublingual tablets (Rosedale Therapeutics).
There are currently five approved ergotamine-containing drugs: Migergot suppositories (marketed by G & W Laboratories Inc.), ergotamine tartrate and caffeine tablets (marketed by West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corporation and Mikart), Cafergot tablets (marketed by Sandoz), and Ergo-mar sublingual tablets (marketed by Rosedale Therapeutics).
There are currently five approved ergotamine-containing drugs: Migergot suppositories (marketed by G&W Laboratories Inc.), ergotamine tartrate and caffeine tablets (marketed by West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corporation and Mikart), Cafergot tablets (marketed by Sandoz), and Ergomar sublingual tablets (marketed by Rosedale Therapeutics).
She used Cafergot suppositories daily to control her headaches.