Migranal contains dihydroergotamine.
Dihydroergotamine is in a group of drugs called ergot alkaloids. It works by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. Dihydroergotamine also affects blood flow patterns that are associated with certain types of headaches.
Dihydroergotamine injection is used to treat a migraine or cluster headache attack.
This medication will only treat a headache that has already begun. It will not prevent headaches or reduce the number of attacks.
- Migranal Information for Consumers
- Migranal Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Migranal (detailed)
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