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Dr. Warren Foster
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Cafergot (Overview)

Cafergot is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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What is the treatment for cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?

What is the treatment for cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?

Emesis/ lavage: An overdose of Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) can be treated by induction of emesis or gastric lavage. Hypotension & convulsions may require treatment and pulmonary ventilation must be maintained. Vasodialators are sometimes used for peripheral vasospasm. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
5 doctors shared insights

Cafergot (Overview)

Cafergot is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Can I die from taking too much cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine)?

Can I die from taking too much cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine)?

YES: It is contraindicated inpatients with hpn or CAD due to side effects. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose can kill a person. ...Read more

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I suffer from migraine weekly. Panadols and paracetamol doesn't help. Pacofen works occasionally, and cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is losing it's effect. What can I do?

I suffer from migraine weekly. Panadols and paracetamol doesn't help. Pacofen works occasionally, and cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is losing it's effect. What can I do?

See a trained doctor: You can try medications but who wants to be on medications. Most headaches past through the trigeminal nerve or the main dental nerve. Find a doctor trained in trudenta like myself. It will change your life. Go to trudenta.Com to find a doctor in your area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I die from taking too much cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine)?

YES: It is contraindicated inpatients with hpn or CAD due to side effects. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose can kill a person. ...Read more

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Can a person die from a cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?

Can a person die from a cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?

YES: It is contraindicated inpatients with hpn or CAD due to side effects. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose can kill a person. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?

See below: Cafergot is a medication that is a combination of ergotamine and caffeine. It is commonly used for the treatment of migraine headaches. An overdose is the ingestion of greater than the suggested amount of a substance. Symptoms of Cafergot overdose may include nausea, vomiting, numbness in fingers or toes, confusion, and in rare cases death. Prompt medical care is essential if overdose occurs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?

Emesis/ lavage: An overdose of Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) can be treated by induction of emesis or gastric lavage. Hypotension & convulsions may require treatment and pulmonary ventilation must be maintained. Vasodialators are sometimes used for peripheral vasospasm. ...Read more

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I suffer from migraine weekly. Panadols and paracetamol doesn't help. Pacofen works occasionally, and cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is losing it's effect. What can I do?

See a trained doctor: You can try medications but who wants to be on medications. Most headaches past through the trigeminal nerve or the main dental nerve. Find a doctor trained in trudenta like myself. It will change your life. Go to trudenta.Com to find a doctor in your area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Ergotamine And Caffeine (Definition)

Ergotamine|caffeine is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more