Medication Information Leaflet
This medication is a combination of ergot derivative and caffeine (stimulant). It is often used to treat acute migraine and stops migraine attacks when the attack begins but does not prevent a migraine.
Headache or migraine occurs due to widened blood vessels in the brain. This medication works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain. This reverses the widening of blood vessels, thereby stopping a migraine.
Inform your healthcare professional if
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Please see a doctor immediately if you experience any of the following rare but serious side effects:
Avoid taking grapefruit when you are taking this medication as grapefruit may interact with your medication and increases the risk of side-effects.
Store in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight. Keep this medication away from children.
This article was last reviewed on
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
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