What is Ergotamine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Ergomar


Ergotamine is the generic formulation for Ergomar, which is used to treat migraine headaches.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ergotamine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking Ergotamine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Ergotamine


Stopped taking Ergotamine

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Ergotamine and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Eletriptan (Relpax) 1
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ergotamine.