- Abdominal discomfort
- Tingling in fingers and toes
- Pre-cordial distress and pain
- Muscle pain
- Hypersensitivity to Ergotamine
- Coronary vascular disease
- Peripheral and occlusive vascular diseases
- Renal impairment
- Hepatic impairment 8.Ischemic heart diseases
- Avoid alcohol and smoking
- Drug should be discontinued at once after the occurrence of tingling in the fingers or toes
Interaction: Beta-Blockers, Methysergide & Smoking: Increased risk of vascular occlusion due to peripheral ischaemia. Oral Contraceptives: Risk of thrombosis increased. Marcrolides: Acute ergotism manifested as peripheral ischaemia. Vasodilators: Dangerous hypertension may occur. Sympathomimetic Agents like Adrenaline: Enhance vasoconstrictor effects.
Servings: Adult: Oral/sublingual: Initial dose: 2 mg repeat 1 - 2 mg every 30 minutes if needed. Maximum daily dose: 6 mg / day Maximum weekly dose: 10 mg / week Inhalations: Initial dose: 1inhalations repeat the same dose after 5 minutes if necessary. Maximum dose: 6 inhalations / day or 15 inhalations / week. Suppositories: Initial dose: 2 mg per rectum repeat after 60 minutes if needed. Maximum dose: 2 suppositories /day or 5 suppositories/ week.