dihydroergotamine mesylate

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Migranal

A nasal spray formulation of an ergot compound used to manage migraines, but not hemiplegic or basilar migraines and not as prophylaxis.
 
Adverse effects
Rarely: cardiac events, including coronary artery vasospasm, transient myocardial ischaemia or infarction, ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. More commonly: burning sensation, dysgeusia, diarrhoea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, hot flushes, irritation, nasal congestion or dryness, nasal discharge, nausea, sinusitis, sore throat, exhaustion, weakness.
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dihydroergotamine mesylate

(dī-hī″drō-ĕr-gŏt′ă-mēn)
A vasoconstrictor used in treating migraine.
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