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In the US, Ergotamine (ergotamine systemic) is a member of the drug class antimigraine agents and is used to treat Migraine.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Antimigraine agent

Ergot alkaloid

Chemical Name

Ergotaman-3',6',18-trione, 12'-hydroxy-2'-metyl-5'-(phenylmetyl)-, (5'α)-

Foreign Names

  • Ergotaminum (Latin)
  • Ergotamin (German)
  • Ergotamine (French)
  • Ergotamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ergotamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Ergotamine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Ergotamine Tartrate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Ergotaminiumtartarat (IS)
  • Ergotamine (tartrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ergotamine Tartrate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Ergotamine tartrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ergotamini tartras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ergotamintartrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Cafergot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Novartis Consumer Health, Egypt
  • Dologinex M (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    Rowe, Ecuador
  • Ergoben (Ergotamine and Caffeine, + Diphenhydramine)
    Pfizer, Peru
  • Ergokoffin (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    OBA, Denmark
  • Ergonex (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Ericaf (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Tempo Scan Pacific, Indonesia
  • Migratam (Ergotamine and Caffeine, + Metamizole)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Anervan Novum
    Recip, Sweden
  • Antimigraine
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Avamigran (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    A. Menarini, Thailand
  • Beanta (Ergotamine andCaffeine)
    Yung Sine, Taiwan
  • Cafegotamine (Ergotamine andCaffeine)
    Century, Taiwan
  • Cafergot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    A. Menarini, Singapore; AFT, New Zealand; Amdipharm, Greece; Amdipharm, Hong Kong; Amdipharm, Netherlands; Assos, Turkey; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Ecuador; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Oman; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Noventure, Spain; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Pharmaco, South Africa; Sandoz, United States
  • Cafeton
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Cleamine A (Ergotamine and Caffeine, + Propyphenazone)
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Cleamine S (Ergotamine and Caffeine, + Propyphenazone)
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Coffecorn Forte (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Filofarm, Poland
  • Coffecorn Mite (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Filofarm, Poland
  • Coffegot
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Coffergamin (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Balkanpharma, Bulgaria
  • Degran (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Daiichi, Thailand
  • Enxak
    Cazi, Brazil
  • Ergam
    Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Ergocaf (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Probiomed, Mexico
  • Ergocafe (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Ergodan (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Ergofein
    Patron, Taiwan
  • Ergofen (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Update, Taiwan
  • Ergoffeine
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Ergo-Kranit Migräne
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Ergolar Caffeine
    New Chemical, Taiwan
  • Ergomar
    Lotus, United States; Rosedale, United States
  • Ergonef (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    ITF - Labomed Farmaceutica, Chile
  • Ergosia
    Asian Pharm, Thailand
  • Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine West-Ward (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    West-Ward, United States
  • Ergotaminum Filofarm
    Filofarm, Poland
  • Ergoton (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Fencafen (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Tecnoquimicas, Colombia
  • Gynergène caféiné (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    CSP, France
  • Ibu-Tetralgin (Ergotamine and Ibuprofen)
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Migergot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    G & W, United States
  • Migra Dorixina (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    Roemmers, Argentina; Roemmers, Ecuador; Roemmers, Peru
  • Migradorixina (Ergotamine and Clonixin)
    Roemmers, Colombia; Roemmers Centroamérica, Costa Rica; Roemmers Centroamérica, Guatemala; Roemmers Centroamérica, Honduras; Roemmers Centroamérica, Nicaragua; Roemmers Centroamérica, Panama; Roemmers Centroamérica, El Salvador
  • Migragesic (Ergotamine and Caffeine, + Chlorphenamine, + Metamizole)
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Migral (Ergotamine and Metamizole)
    Montpellier, Argentina
  • Migranefersil (Ergotamine and Clonixil)
    Pharma Investi de Chile, Chile
  • Migranol (Ergotamine and Caffeine, + Metamizole)
    Laboratorio Bago, Chile
  • Polygot (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Central Poly, Thailand
  • Sydolil (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    Siegfried, Mexico
  • Synkapton (Ergotamine and Dimenhydrinate)
    Strallhofer Pharma, Austria
  • Tofago (Ergotamine and Caffeine)
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Tonpen
    Yung Chang, Taiwan
  • Yuchitonmin
    New Chemical, Taiwan


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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