Generic name: ergotamine tartrate and caffeine
Dosage form: Suppositories
Medically reviewed on March 20, 2018.
For the best results, dosage should start at the first sign of an attack.
|RECTALLY||One suppository at start of attack; second suppository
after 1 hour, if needed for full relief
Early Aministration Gives Maximum Effectiveness
Maximum Adult Dosage
Two suppositories is the maximum dose for an individual attack.
Total weekly dosage should not exceed 5 suppositories. CAFERGOT® (ergotamine tartrate and caffeine) suppositories should not be used for chronic daily administration.
In carefully selected patients, with due consideration of maximum dosage recommendations, administration of the drug at bedtime may be an appropriate short-term preventive measure.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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