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Uteracap Drug Price and Information

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


Mercury Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine
450 Capsules
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    Drug information on Uteracap (Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine) from Mercury Laboratories Ltd.


    Drug Name : Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine

    Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine(Cafatine Rectal Suppository) generic Uteracap is an ergot alkaloid, prescribed for migraine headache. It causes vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels).
    More Info about Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine

    Trade Names for Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine

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    International : 

    Cafatine Rectal Suppository, Cafergot, Cafergot Rectal Suppository, Cafetrate Rectal Suppository, Ercaf, Migergot Rectal Suppository, Wigraine
    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 30, 2018

    Medical condition(s) for which Uteracap may be prescribed

    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.

    Side effects of Uteracap

    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.

    How to use Uteracap?

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

    When Should Uteracap not 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 Uteracap

    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 Uteracap

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Uteracap

    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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