Hydergine Side Effects
Generic Name: ergoloid mesylates
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of ergoloid mesylates. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Hydergine.
For the Consumer
Applies to ergoloid mesylates: capsule liquid filled, solution, tablet
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by ergoloid mesylates (the active ingredient contained in Hydergine). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking ergoloid mesylates, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:Less common or rare:
- Dizziness or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
- skin rash
- slow pulse
- Blurred vision
- loss of appetite
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach cramps
- stuffy nose
Minor Side Effects
Some of the side effects that can occur with ergoloid mesylates may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:Less common or rare:
- Soreness under tongue (with sublingual use)
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to ergoloid mesylates: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral solution, oral tablet, sublingual tablet
The most commonly reported adverse events have included transient nausea and gastric disturbances.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nausea, gastric disturbances[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Ergoloid Mesylates (ergoloid mesylates)." United Research Laboratories/Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Philadelphia, PA.
Not all side effects for Hydergine 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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