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Ergotrate Side Effects

Generic Name: ergonovine

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of ergonovine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Ergotrate.

Applies to ergonovine: compounding powder, injectable solution, oral tablet

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included blood pressure elevation (sometimes extreme), chest pain, dizziness, myocardial infarction, ventricular arrhythmias, bradycardia, and peripheral vasospasm (itching of skin, pain in arms, pain in legs, pain in lower back, pale or cold hands or feet, and/or weakness in legs).[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal or stomach pain.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic reactions (including shock) have occurred with ergonovine (the active ingredient contained in Ergotrate) [Ref]

General

General side effects have included unpleasant taste, tinnitus, sweating, uterine cramps, and nasal congestion.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache (mild and transient).[Ref]

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Ergotrate Maleate (ergonovine)." Bedford, Bedford, OH.

Not all side effects for Ergotrate may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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