Codergocrine

Latest prescription information about Codergocrine. Learn how to pronounce the drug’s name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Generic Name : Codergocrine


Trade Name(s): 
India- Dhe, Cereloid, Hydergine, Migranil.
International- Ceregin, Ergoline, Hydergine.

Other Name : Ergoloid mesilate

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 
This medication is a mixture of three dehydrogenated ergot alkaloids, prescribed for dementia. 

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Hypersensitivity.

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Dosage & When it is to be taken : 
PO- The recommended dose is 3-4.5 mg/day.

How it should be taken : 
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Warnings and Precautions : 
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of slow heartbeat, and during pregnancy.

Side Effects : 
Abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, skin rashes, nasal congestion, flushing of the skin, dizziness, low blood pressure and slow heart beat.

Other Precautions : 
* Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 
Store it at room temperature.