24,44] A double-blind study that compared the efficacy as well as safety of naproxen sodium and ergotamine tartrate
in a sample of 79 participants with classical or common migraine found that naproxen sodium was as safe as ergotamine tartrate
and somewhat more effective in acute migraine attacks.
and caffeine tablets (marketed by West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corporation and Mikart), Cafergot tablets (marketed by Sandoz), and Ergo-mar sublingual tablets (marketed by Rosedale Therapeutics).
Because ergotamine tartrate
and dihydroergotamine (DHE 45) can cause nausea and vomiting, they may be combined with anti-nausea drugs.
products are used to treat vascular headaches, including migraines.
Nausea and vomiting have been reported in up to 10% of persons receiving therapeutic doses of ergotamine tartrate