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Migergot Suppository Dosage

Generic name: ERGOTAMINE TARTRATE 2mg, CAFFEINE 100mg
Dosage form: rectal suppository

Medically reviewed on January 30, 2018.

Procedure

For best results, dosage should start at the first sign of an attack.

One Suppository at start of attack; second suppository after 1 hour, if needed for full relief.

Early Administration Gives Maximum Effectiveness

Maximum Adult Dosage

Rectally

Two suppositories is the maximum dose for an individual attack.

Total weekly dosage should not exceed 5 suppositories. 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.

Further information

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

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