Cafergot is helpful treatment to prevent some kinds of headaches (for example, various kinds of a migraine, histaminic cephalalgia). It can be used also at other various conditions as it is registered by your doctor. Use Cafergot as directed by your doctor.
- A grapefruit or grapefruit juice can affect quantity Cafergot in your blood. Consult with your doctor before inclusion of a grapefruit or grapefruit juice in your diet.
- Cafergot it is possible to accept together with meal or without it.
- Use Cafergot only, at attacks of a migraine.
- Do not accept more than 6 tablets for a single headache of a migraine or more than 10 tablets during any 7-day's period without the first check with your doctor.
- Use Cafergot at first attribute of a headache. If the initial doze does not reduce your headache additional dozes can be necessary according to the recipe of your doctor. Do not accept Cafergot within 30 minutes after your last doze.
Ask your supplier of public health services about any questions which you want to know before using Cafergot.
Cafergot is a medication that refers to a class of 2 vasoconstrictors combinations. It operates, compressing blood vessels in alignment of a brain which help to decrease a pain at a migraine.
In case of missing a dose Cafergot verify if you still have a headache, accept the tablet as soon as you remember. Do not accept dose Cafergot within 30 minutes after your last doze. Never accept 2 dozes successively.
The general recommendations of Cafergot is storing it at room temperature, i.e. between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Do not expose Cafergot to heat, moisture, and light and keep this medication out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Cafergot is to be used only by the patients for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
Cafergot Safety information
Do not use Cafergot if:
- Previously you had an allergic reaction to any ingredient in Caffeine/Ergotamine.
- you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
- you have blood vessel problems (e.g., peripheral vascular disease) or coronary heart disease.
- you are taking an azole antifungal (e.g., itraconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole), delavirdine, HIV protease inhibitors (e.g., delavirdine, indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir), efavirenz, a ketolide antibiotic (e.g., telithromycin), a macrolide antibiotic (e.g., clarithromycin, erythromycin), or selective 5-HT agonists (e.g., sumatriptan, eletriptan).
- you are treating from high blood pressure, liver or kidney problems, or severe infection (e.g., sepsis).
Notify your health care provider promptly in case any of these apply to you.
Keep in mind the following facts about Cafergot:
- Do not take Cafergot for any other kind of headaches than caused by migraine because it is not as effective in treating other types of headaches.
- Do not overdose or take Cafergot for longer than prescribed if this was not directed by your doctor.
- Talk to you doctor before using Cafergot if you smoke because nicotine can lessen the medication’s effect.
- Do not give Cafergot to children. Safety and effectiveness have not been proved.
- Do not use Cafergot if you are pregnant or even if you suspect that you could be pregnant. Cafergot should not be taken during labor and delivery. Cafergot is excreted in breast milk and can make harm to your baby,so if you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Cafergot talk with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby and benefits for you.
Cafergot Side effects
Notife your doctor or nurse in case if nausea persists or became bothersome.
Call emergency aid if any of these severe side effects occur:
- severe allergic reactions;
- blue color of the fingers or toes; chest pain or tightness;
- irregular heartbeat; leg cramps or weakness;
- numbness cold or pale fingers or toes; diarrhea; dizziness; hallucinations;
- or tingling of the hands, feet, or skin; ringing in the ears; seizure;
- mental or mood changes; muscle pain;
- severe or persistent nausea or vomiting; shortness of breath.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, contact with your doctor.