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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Dihydroergotamine (Overview)

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


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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

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
6 Doctors shared insights

Dihydroergotamine (Overview)

Dihydroergotamine 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

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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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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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Does midodrine cause coronary vasospasm like dihydroergotamine?

Does midodrine cause coronary vasospasm like dihydroergotamine?

Absolutely not!: Different drug. Different mechanism. Different adverse reactions! Midodrine doesn't cause coronary vasospasm. ...Read more

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I just took a dose of migranal forgetting that I was on clotrimazole for thrush that I got after an antibiotic for pneumonia. Had pneumonia 3 weeks ago. The antibiotic they gave me is not one I had taken before and could not take migranal with it. Then, I

I just took a dose of migranal forgetting that I was on clotrimazole for thrush that I got after an antibiotic for pneumonia. Had pneumonia 3 weeks ago. The antibiotic they gave me is not one I had taken before and could not take migranal with it. Then, I

It: It is generally not recommended that Clotrimazole and Migranal (dihydroergotamine) be taken together. The combination can cause higher levels of Migranal (dihydroergotamine) in the blood and a few cases of toxicity have been reported. Luckily, no problems have been reported with the Clotrimazole lozenges though a theoretical risk exists. Symptoms of toxicity include numbness, tingling, abdominal pain, chest pain, muscle cramps and rapid pulse. If you are feeling any of these call your doctor or go to the emergency room. Good luck! ...Read more

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Who gets omg?

Who gets omg?

Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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