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Ergotab Forte is an ergot alkaloid, prescribed for migraine headache. It causes vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels).

Drug information on Ergotab Forte (Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine) from Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Ergotab Forte

Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine
15 Capsules
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ergotab Forte may be prescribed

Side effects of Ergotab Forte

   Heart : Bluish, absence of pulse, cold extremities, cell death, heart failure, pain, EKG changes, muscle pain, fast/slow heart rate and high blood pressure.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea and vomiting.

   Central Nervous System : Tingling, numbness, weakness and unsteadiness.

   Allergic Reactions : Localized swelling and itching.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO-Sublingual and rectal: The recommended initial dose is 2 mg ergotamine with fixed combination with caffeine. Maximum: 10 mg/week.

How to use Ergotab Forte?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth (to be placed under the tongue) and as a suppository to insert rectally.

When is Ergotab Forte not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, liver or kidney problems or severe infection, blood vessels problem, who are taking antifungal medications, HIV protease inhibitors, macrolide antibiotic medications, during pregnancy, labor and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ergotab Forte

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood problems, stroke, anxiety, sleeping problems or heart problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid exposure to cold.

Other Precautions for Ergotab Forte

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ergotab Forte

Store at controlled room temperature 15° -30° C

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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