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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:

Additional dosage information:

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

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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