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Drug class: antimigraine agents

What is Ergomar?

Ergomar, an ergot alkaloid, is used for the treatment or prevention of vascular headaches.Ergomar should not be used daily and does not relieve headache pain. This medicine is not for tension headaches.Ergomar can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Ergomar

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, or throat.

Ergomar may cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Numbness, tingling, or a pallid appearance on your fingers or toes
  • Muscle pain in your arms or legs
  • Leg weakness;
  • Fast or slow heartbeats
  • Chest pain and shortness of breath.
  • You may notice discoloration of the skin on your hands and feet.

Ergomar can cause the following side effects:

  • Numbness, tingling, weakness;
  • Dizziness, spinning sensation;
  • Nausea, vomiting,
  • You may experience swelling or itching anywhere on your body.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.

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Inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking, as well as any new ones. Ergomar can interact with many drugs that may cause serious side effects.

Before you take this drug

Ergomar should not be used if:

  • Peripheral arterial disease is a circulation problem.
  • High blood pressure
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Sepsis is a severe reaction to an infection.

Many drugs can cause harmful interactions. Ergomar should not be taken with certain drugs. If you are also taking certain drugs, such as:

  • Nefazodone;
  • An antibiotic—clarithromycin, erythromycin, telithromycin;
  • Antifungal medicine: itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, and voriconazole;
  • Antiviral medicines to treat hiv and hepatitis c: boceprevir (cobicistat), dasabuvir (elvitegravir), nelfinavir/ritonavir (ombitasvir), telaprevir, saquinavir (telaprevir), and tipranavir
  • Certain cancer medicines—ceritinib, idelalisib, ribociclib, and tucatinib;

These medicines can reduce blood flow to your arms and legs when used with Ergomar. This has caused tissue damage in some cases, or even amputations.Ergomar may affect the blood flow to your uterus. Avoid using it if you're pregnant. Consult your doctor about a better medicine for pregnancy.Do not breastfeed while using Ergomar.

How to take Ergomar?

Read all instructions or guides that come with your medication and follow all instructions on the label. Follow the directions on the label.As soon as you notice migraine symptoms, take Ergomar.Place the tablet under your lips and allow it to dissolve. As needed, take one tablet every thirty minutes. Use no more than three tablets in a 24-hour period. Use no more than five tablets per week.If your migraines are getting worse, call your doctor.Ergomar should not be shared with anyone else, even if the other person has the same symptoms as you.Store away from moisture, heat, and light at room temperature.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Ergomar should only be used when necessary. It does not come in a daily dosage.Take no more than three tablets per day or five tablets per week.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.An overdose can lead to drowsiness or vomiting. It may also cause pounding in the neck or ears or numbness, tingling, or pain in the hands or feet.

Avoid this

Ergomar should not be taken within 24 hours of another migraine headache medication.These include medications with dihydroergotamine or methylergonovine as well as "triptans", such as Amerge Imitrex Maxalt Zomig.Grapefruit can interact with Ergomar, causing side effects. Avoid consuming grapefruit products.

Interaction with other drug

Ergomar can be affected by many drugs. Some drugs shouldn't be taken together. Inform your doctor of all the medicines you are taking and those that you have stopped using. Included are prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all possible interactions.