This medication is a combination of ergot derivative and caffeine (stimulant). It is often used to treat acute migraine and stops migraine attacks when the attack begins but does not prevent a migraine.
Headache or migraine occurs due to widened blood vessels in the brain. This medication works by narrowing blood vessels in the brain. This reverses the widening of blood vessels, thereby stopping a migraine.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Please see a doctor immediately if you experience any of the following rare but serious side effects:
Inform your healthcare professional if
Avoid taking grapefruit when you are taking this medication as grapefruit may interact with your medication and increases the risk of side-effects.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
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