Patient Ratings for Dihydroergotamine

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What are you taking Dihydroergotamine for?

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  • Other
  • Cluster Headache
  • Hypotension, Orthostatic
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Xerostomia

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  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
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Dihydroergotamine Cautionary Labels


Uses of Dihydroergotamine


Dihydroergotamine is used in the treatment of:

  • Cluster Headache
  • Hypotension, Orthostatic
  • Xerostomia

Dihydroergotamine is used in the prevention of:

  • Postpartum Hemorrhage

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dihydroergotamine Brand Names

Dihydroergotamine may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Dihydroergotamine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Dihydroergotaminedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dihydroergotamine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Dihydroergotamine falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Dihydroergotamine during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Dihydroergotamine Dosage

Take dihydroergotamine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Dihydroergotamine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Dihydroergotamine is available in the following doses:

  • Dihydroergotamine 1 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Dihydroergotamine 4 Mg/ml Nasal Spray

Forms of Medication

Dihydroergotamine is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Tablet
  • Sublingual Tablet