dihydroergotamine - injection, D.H.E.45 (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents should call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe dizziness/drowsiness, loss of feeling in the fingers/toes, rapid/weak heartbeat, bluish hands/feet, seizures.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., heart tests) may be performed to monitor your progress.Certain foods/beverages or food additives (e.g., red wine, cheese, chocolate, monosodium glutamate, alcohol) as well as some lifestyle patterns (e.g., irregular eating/sleeping habits, stress) may bring about a migraine headache. Avoiding these "triggers" may help decrease the frequency of migraine headaches. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.
STORAGE: Store the US product at room temperature below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not refrigerate or freeze this product. Keep ampules in original carton to protect from light.Store the Canadian product at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not refrigerate or freeze this product. Keep ampules in original carton to protect from light.Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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