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Belladonna / Caffeine / Ergotamine / Pentobarbital Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 0.125 mg-100 mg-2 mg-60 mg; 0.125 mg-100 mg-1 mg-30 mg; 0.25 mg-100 mg-2 mg-60 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

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Usual Adult Dose for Migraine

Belladonna/caffeine/ergotamine/pentobarbital 0.25 mg-100 mg-2 mg-60 mg rectal suppository:
1 suppository rectally at start of migraine. May repeat in 1 hour if needed. A minimum of 6 hours should elapse before next dose. Not to exceed 3 suppositories daily. Weekly maximum is 5 suppositories.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Migraine

Belladonna/caffeine/ergotamine/pentobarbital 0.25 mg-100 mg-2 mg-60 mg rectal suppository:
6 to 11 years: 1/2 suppository rectally at start of migraine. May repeat in 1 hour if needed. A minimum of 6 hours should elapse before next dose. Not to exceed 1 1/2 suppositories daily. Weekly maximum is 2 1/2 suppositories.
12 years or older: 1 suppository rectally at start of migraine. May repeat in 1 hour if needed. A minimum of 6 hours should elapse before next dose. Not to exceed 3 suppositories daily. Weekly maximum is 5 suppositories.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Contraindicated in renal insufficiency.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Contraindicated in hepatic insufficiency.

Dialysis

Data not available

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