Ergomar Side Effects
Generic name: ergotamine
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 5, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about ergotamine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ergomar.
Applies to ergotamine: oral tablets, rectal suppositories, sublingual tablets.
Side effects include:
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Applies to ergotamine: compounding powder, sublingual tablet.
Serious vasoconstrictive have occurred, more commonly with long-term therapy at relatively high doses, however, they have been reported with short-term or normal doses.
Reports of cerebral ischemia, including 1 death, have been reported for patients receiving ergotamine (the active ingredient contained in Ergomar) and protease inhibitors concomitantly. A black box warning is now required labeling for these drugs.
Rare (less than 0.1%): Cerebral ischemia
Frequency not reported: Paresthesias, numbness, weakness
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting
Frequency not reported: Musculoskeletal aches, pains, and cramps
Frequency not reported: Vertigo
Frequency not reported: Localized edema, itching
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