In the US, Ergotamine (ergotamine systemic) is a member of the drug class antimigraine agents and is used to treat Migraine.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Antimigraine agent

Ergot alkaloid

Chemical Name

Ergotaman-3',6',18-trione, 12'-hydroxy-2'-methyl-5'-(phenylmethyl)-, (5'α)-

Foreign Names

  • Ergotaminum (Latin)
  • Ergotamin (German)
  • Ergotamine (French)
  • Ergotamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ergotamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Ergotamine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Ergotamine Tartrate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Ergotaminiumtartarat (IS)
  • Ergotamine (tartrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ergotamine Tartrate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Ergotamine tartrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ergotamini tartras (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ergotamintartrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Ergokoffin (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    OBA, Denmark
  • Ergonex (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Ericaf (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Tempo Scan Pacific, Indonesia
  • Fencafen (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Tecnoquimicas, Colombia
  • Gynaemine
    Sriprasit Dispensary, Thailand
  • Anervan
    Recip, Norway
  • Antimigraine
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Avamigran (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Meda Pharma, Thailand; PL, Thailand
  • Beanta (Ergotamine andCaffeine)
    Yung Sine, Taiwan
  • Cafegotamine (Ergotamine andCaffeine)
    Century, Taiwan
  • Cafergot
    Novartis, Bahrain
  • Cafergot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    AFT, New Zealand; Alliance, United Kingdom; Alliance, Malta; Amdipharm, Greece; Amdipharm, Netherlands; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Australia; Novartis, Canada; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, Japan; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis Farma, Italy; Noventure, Spain; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Pharmaco, South Africa; Sandoz, United States
  • Cafeton
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Clonalgin Compuesto (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    Chemopharma, Chile
  • Coffecorn Forte (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Filofarm, Poland
  • Coffecorn Mite (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Filofarm, Poland
  • Coffegot
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Coffergamin (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Balkanpharma, Bulgaria
  • Degran (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Ranbaxy, Thailand
  • Enxak
    Cazi, Brazil
  • Ergam
    Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Ergocafe (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Ergocoffeine (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    FNA, Netherlands
  • Ergodan (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Ergofein
    Patron, Taiwan
  • Ergofen (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Update, Taiwan
  • Ergoffeine
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Ergo-Kranit
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Ergolar Caffeine
    New Chemical, Taiwan
  • Ergomar
    Rosedale, United States
  • Ergonef (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    ITF - Labomed, Chile
  • Ergosia
    Asian, Thailand
  • Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine Mikart (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Mikart, United States
  • Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine West-Ward (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    West-Ward, United States
  • Ergotaminum Filofarm
    Filofarm, Poland
  • Ergoton (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Gynergene Cafeine (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Novartis, Tunisia
  • Gynergène caféiné (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    CSP, France
  • Migana (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    T Man, Thailand
  • Migergot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    G & W, United States
  • Migra Dorixina (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    Roemmers, Peru
  • Poligot-CF (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Polipharm, Thailand
  • Polygot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Pharmasant, Thailand
  • Secokapton (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Strallhofer, Austria
  • Sincapton (Ergotamine and Dimenhydrinate)
    Rösch & Handel, Georgia
  • Tofago (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    T. O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Tonpen
    Yung Chang, Taiwan
  • Yuchitonmin
    New Chemical, Taiwan

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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