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cyclizine-ergotamine-caffeine oral

GENERIC NAME: CYCLIZINE/ERGOTAMINE/CAFFEINE ORAL (SYE-klih-zeen/er-GOT-uh-meen/kaff-EEN)

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USES: This medication is used to treat migraine and other types of recurring, throbbing headaches. This medication is not to be used to treat an ordinary headache.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. The usual adult dose range is from one- quarter to 1 tablet with water at the first sign of migraine attack. It will take longer to be effective if you wait until the headache becomes severe. After the initial dose you may take one-half to 1 tablet every 30 minutes until the migraine is relieved. The maximum number of doses for any single attack is 3 tablets. The maximum number of doses you may take in one week is six tablets. If you reach the maximum number of doses during one attack or during one week and your migraine has not been relieved, consult your doctor. This medication is used to treat a headache once it occurs. It is not effective in preventing a migraine headache from occurring. For best results lie down in a quiet, dark room for an hour or two after taking this to help relieve the headache.




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