Dihydroergotamine mesylate

generic for Migranal

Dihydroergotamine mesylate Warnings

This medication has rarely caused a very serious lack of blood flow to the hands and feet (peripheral ischemia) or to the brain, which could cause a stroke. The risk is increased when this medication is taken with other drugs that can affect the removal of dihydroergotamine from your body. Examples include azole antifungals (such as ketoconazole, itraconazole), boceprevir, cobicistat, mifepristone, telaprevir, certain antidepressants (such as nefazodone), macrolide antibiotics (such as clarithromycin, erythromycin, troleandomycin), HIV NNRTIs (such as delavirdine), HIV protease inhibitors (such as ritonavir, nelfinavir, indinavir), SSRIs (such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, fluvoxamine), among others.
  • Warning: Do not use if you are pregnant, suspect that you are pregnant, or while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings

  • MAY INHIBIT PROLACTIN; INFANTS EXPOSED TO ERGOTAMINE HAD N/V AND CONVULSIONS

Pregnancy Warnings

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