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What should I know about methylergonavine?

        Health | Headache

Your doctor may prescribe this medication to prevent migraines related to hormones.

How does methylergonavine work?

This medication works by constricting blood vessels which alters the flow of blood in your brain.

What are the possible side effects of using methylergonavine and what should I do about them?

The following side effects are not considered serious. You still, though, should let your doctor know if you have any of the following:

  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • ringing in your ears
  • vomiting

The following side effects are serious. Contact your doctor at once if you have any of the following:

  • chest pain
  • high blood pressure, or hypertension
  • shortness of breath

What are the possible drug interactions with methylergonavine?

If you are taking any vasoconstricting drugs, such as heart medication, triptans, or ergot alkaloids, talk with your doctor and your pharmacists about possible drug interactions with this medication.

Always talk with your doctor and pharmacist about possible drug interactions with any new medication you take. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the other medications you are taking. You should also tell them about your other medical conditions, both past and present. You need to keep your regular appointments while you take this medication so that your doctor can keep track of your progress.


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