Generic name: methysergide maleate
Dosage form: Tablets, USP
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Usual adult dose 4-8 mg daily. Tablets to be given with meals.
Note: There must be a medication-free interval of 3-4 weeks after every 6-month course of treatment. (See WARNINGS)
No pediatric dosage has been established.
If, after a 3-week trial period, efficacy has not been demonstrated, longer administration of Sansert® (methysergide maleate) is unlikely to be of benefit.