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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Dhe 45 (Overview)

DHE 45 is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Dhe 45 (dihydroergotamine) can I give self injections?

Dhe 45 (dihydroergotamine) can I give self injections?

DHE-NS, IM or SC : Yes intramuscular or subcutaneous route. Migranal very similar to dhe also comes in nasal spray. You ought to see a neurologist to discuss dose and frequency. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
11 doctors shared insights

Dhe 45 (Overview)

DHE 45 is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Dhe 45 (dihydroergotamine) can I give self injections?

DHE-NS, IM or SC : Yes intramuscular or subcutaneous route. Migranal very similar to dhe also comes in nasal spray. You ought to see a neurologist to discuss dose and frequency. ...Read more

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I have chronic migraines often and the only thing that helps is DHE(Dihydroergotamine). Last time I needed this it was off the market. Is it back on?

I have chronic migraines often and the only thing that helps is DHE(Dihydroergotamine). Last time I needed this it was off the market. Is it back on?

DHE-45: is still used frequently in the hospital emergency rooms to stop a prolonged migraine. However, the use of ergotamines can be abused, resulting in a medication overuse headache which is discussed elsewhere in this chapter. To lessen the need for acute pharamcologic therapy, prophylactic drug therapy and nonpharmacologic therapies are used. ...Read more

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My baby is going through a stage where dhe isnt eating good should I give her vitamins like I use to?

My baby is going through a stage where dhe isnt eating good should I give her vitamins like I use to?

Needs Change: Before 6 or so most kids eat what their brain tells them to (after 6 tv adds & bad habits often rule).The toddler drops from a 14 lb/yr to a 4 lb/yr growth rate & my expectation is they eat well 3-5 days/mo then nibble the rest.It is sad the "i don't wanna's" come along at the same time.Think of a balanced week not a balanced meal. If baby is growing nl try not to get in a food fight, u will lose. ...Read more

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Can dihydroergotamine be used in the treatment of hypotension ?

Can dihydroergotamine be used in the treatment of hypotension ?

Maybe: Ergotamine has vasoconstriction and vasodilatory effects but it is usually not reccomended for hypotension in the USA. ...Read more

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My daughter 25 her body become stiff and numb after dhe got angry about her work.Her face become pale.Is it because of tension?Or what is it?

My daughter 25 her body become stiff and numb after dhe got angry about her work.Her face become pale.Is it because of tension?Or what is it?

Need more info: Did she become nauseated? Did she feel faint? Did she have have involuntary movements? It's hard to say what happened. My guess would be a neurological reflex called a "vagal response." you can read more about it here: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/vasovagal_response your daughter's reaction was milder than described there and, in fact, vagal reactions do occur in all degrees of severity. ...Read more

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My daughter fell saturday now she says her neck is swollen. Could dhe have an concussion. Her neck is slightly swollen

My daughter fell saturday now she says her neck is swollen. Could dhe have an concussion. Her neck is slightly swollen

A : A concussion effects the brain. It could present with amnesia of events just prior to or after the injury as well as with possible brief loss of consciousness. Additionally there can be visual changes, confusion, feeling tired, headache, repeating things, nausea or vomiting just to touch the tip of the ice berg. You were talking about her neck. She could have had a cervical spine injury or sprained muscles or strained ligaments. The best way to know is to have her checked out and she may need x-rays of her neck. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dihydroergotamine (Definition)

Dihydroergotamine is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more