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USES: This medication is used to treat migraine and vascular headaches.
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This medication is used to treat migraine and vascular headaches.
- Do not share this medication with others.
- Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
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- Take with food or milk to prevent stomach upset.
- Take this medication exactly as prescribed.
- Do not suddenly stop taking it without your doctor's approval as severe headaches can occur.
- It may take one to two days before the effects of this medication are noticed.
- May cause dizziness, drowsiness, stomach upset, heartburn, sleeplessness or flushing.
- These effects should disappear as your body adjusts to the medication.
- Notify your doctor if they persist or worsen.
- Notify your doctor if you experience chest pain, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, painful urination or leg cramps.
- Also report numbness, pain, tingling or cold sensation of the hands or feet.
- This medication has a tendency to cause weight gain.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Tell your doctor your medical history including heart, liver, lung or kidney disease, severe blood pressure problems, stomach/intestinal ulcers, arthritis, infections and any allergies Use caution performing activities requiring alertness, such as driving, if dizziness or drowsiness occur.
- Avoid alcohol while taking this medication as it will only make your headache worse.
- Smoking can aggravate headaches.
- Do not smoke.
- Methysergide should not be used during pregnancy.
- If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
- It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk.
- However, drugs related to this one are excreted into breast milk and have been shown to have undesirable effects on the nursing infant.
- Thus, it is recommended either this drug or nursing be stopped.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
- Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of all migraine drugs, beta-blockers (e.g., atenolol, propranolol), macrolide antibiotics (e.g., erythromycin) SSRI antidepressants (e.g., fluoxetine, fluvoxamine) and of saquinavir.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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