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What is the treatment for cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) overdose?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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