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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 ?

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 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

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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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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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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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My child fell n hit here nose on thr ground n it seem nothing broken but when she woke up dhe said she see spots on her left eye. What too do ?

My child fell n hit here nose on thr ground n it seem nothing broken but when she woke up dhe said she see spots on her left eye. What too do ?

See her doctor.: She should be evaluated by a physician. This will include a physical exam and possibly an x-ray or ct scan to help determine if there is any problem. ...Read more

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How do I end a status rebound migraine for 3 weeks without being in lots of pain? Allergic to Tordol, dhe, ultram, triptans. Steroids didn't help.

How do I end a status rebound migraine for 3 weeks without being in lots of pain? Allergic to Tordol, dhe, ultram, triptans. Steroids didn't help.

Urgent care or ER: In a headache stage administration of DHE-45, ketamine, lidocaine, other agents to be a very safe and reasonable treatment for migraine. DHE-45 is used frequently in the hospital emergency rooms or urgent care to stop a severe migraine. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for rebound headaches if your allergic to triptans, dhe, tordol, stadol, and ultram. Botox didn't work. Status migraine 2 w?

What is the best treatment for rebound headaches if your allergic to triptans, dhe, tordol, stadol, and ultram. Botox didn't work. Status migraine 2 w?

Rebound or migraine?: A rebound headache is also called a"medication overuse headache,"&occurs, paradoxically, from daily use of "as needed" headache meds like acetaminophen, butalbital,triptans.There is less risk with NSAIDS (eg.naproxen).Individual advice requires appt,&in your specific case,with a Toradol allergy,you would need to clear this with your doctors first. A 2wk headache is very difficult-wishing you well. ...Read more

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Which medicine to take for allergies is most effective?

Which medicine to take for allergies is most effective?

Intranasal steroids: In milder cases of allergy, otc antihistamines such as claritin, allergra and zyrtec can be used.The most effective medications for more severe cases are nasal steroids such as flonase(now generic), nasonex, (mometasone) Omnaris which are liquid sprays, and Qnasl and zetonna which are dry. Head to head studies show that nasal steroids(vs antihistamines)are much better for congestion and allergy symptoms. Vers. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best medicine for cold/allergies?

Could you tell me what's the best medicine for cold/allergies?

Treating congestion: Cold/allergies are usually a very vague and general term to descibe of nasal congestion, runny nose, cough due to post nasal drip and headache if there are sinus infections. Depending what causes it and how severe your symptoms are, best treatment can be different. If you can be more specific, it would be helpful. Otherwise, you should see a doctor to be evaluated to see which treatment is best. ...Read more

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Why lately i suffer allergy when take medicine which have pseuoeephedrine?

Define allergy: You do not define your symptoms from the medications. Pseudoephedrine is the decongestant in allergy medications that can cause palpitations and tremors, these are common side effects and are not an allergy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a horrilbe allergy please someone which one is the best medicine?

What to do if I have a horrilbe allergy please someone which one is the best medicine?

No single one: Depending on the severity of your condition.
There is no one best drug for anyone but most people respond well to intranasal cortisone + a intranasal antihistamine. Dymista is currently the only rx drug with this combination.
Avoidance remains the best and consider allergy shots if your symptoms are not adequately controlled. However allergy shots are not medicine. ...Read more

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Is length of use a drug allergy risk?

Is length of use a drug allergy risk?

No: Not to most medications. Occassionally patients will develop reactions to medications that they have taken long term however this is not the usual course. ...Read more

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How long before allergy medicine works?

How long before allergy medicine works?

Varies: Depending upon the medication used, the time until the onset of effect will vary. Generally antihitamines work relatively quickly and inhaled steroids may take a week or so to have ful effect. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a real drug allergy?

What are symptoms of a real drug allergy?

Rash and anaphylaxis: The most common allergic reaction to a drug is a rash. In severe cases this is accompanied by breathing trouble and could even be life-threatening anaphylaxis. Stomach upset is a common side effect and is not likely to be a true allergy. However, it is still important to let your doctor know this. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of of cold allergy drugs?

What are the side effects of of cold allergy drugs?

It depends: Strictly for allergy you have the antihistamines that are divided into sedating and non-sedating. The sedating are a heterogeneous group, the commonest side effect is sedation. They can also cause dry mouth and constipation. The non-sedating have generally few side effects. The decongestants (pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine) in combinations and alone cause palpitations, restlessness and increase bp. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is medicine (drug) allergies?

What kind of condition is medicine (drug) allergies?

Medicine allergy: Many people also were falsely labeled allergic to penicillins during childhood. Viral infections are the most common cause of rashes in children. If an antibiotic is given 1-2 days before the rash from the virus would start, your parents are told to stop the medicine because of allergy to the medicine. If this sounds familiar, allergy tests are available to clear these medications off your list. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: drug allergy?

What is the definition or description of: drug allergy?

Reactions to a drug: A drug allergy occurs when a person is sensitive to a medicine. Signs of allergy can include itching, rashes, breathing problems and even life threatening problems like low blood pressure and anaphylaxis. Hepatitis can occur with severe drug allergies. It is imperative to stop the drug causing the allergy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies diagnosed? By the person at home?

How are drug allergies diagnosed? By the person at home?

History: Most drug allergies are diagnosed based on the patient's history. There is a reliable (97% accurate) test for penicillin allergy. I have found that a picture on a patient's cell phone can be helpful. ...Read more

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Is taking allergy medicine every day ill advised for me?

No: Most allergy medicine are safe and effective for long term use. Allergies are chronic conditions. See an allergist for evaluation to determine if allergy injections would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Which medicine for seasonal allergies is most effective?

Which medicine for seasonal allergies is most effective?

Most effective med: The most effective medication for seasonal allergies is topical nasal steroid sprays such as qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, nasacort, etc. Antihistamines are pretty good for mild symptoms of itching, sneezing, runny nose, but less effective for nasal congestion or stuffiness. Best effect if nasal spray started before symptoms start! ...Read more

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Please describe a good allergy medicine to use for allergies?

Please describe a good allergy medicine to use for allergies?

Many to choose from: The most effective treatment for nasal allergies is the topical nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc)--they are available by prescription. For over the counter allergy medications, new generation antihistamines such as claritin, zyrtec, and Allegra are helpful. These also come with the decongestant that is sudafed. The best long term treatment for allergies is allergy shots! ...Read more

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What is considered the most effective allergy medicine to take?

What is considered the most effective allergy medicine to take?

Depends: The most frequently used and most available without a prescription are antihistamines. The new generation ones (zyrtec, claritin, allegra, xyzal, (levocetirizine) clarinex) are safe and effective. The most effective treatments for allergic rhinitis are nasal steroid sprays. The strongest allergy medication would likely be considered oral steroids like prednisone, but the significant side effects limit is use. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Dihydroergotamine (Definition)

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


Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dhe 45 (Definition)

DHE 45 is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more