ERGOLOID MESYLATES is part of a group of medicines called ergot alkaloids. It is used to treat memory loss or confusion.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -mental disorder -an unusual or allergic reaction to ergoloid mesylates, ergot alkaloids, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding
Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications: -herbal supplements with Ephedra, Ma huang -medicines for migraine headache like almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, and zolmitriptan -other ergot alkaloids like bromocriptine, cabergoline, dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine, and methysergide -some medicines for HIV -voriconazole
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Visit your doctor for regular checks on your progress. You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -changes in vision -feeling faint or lightheaded -low blood pressure -slow heartbeat Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -loss of appetite -nausea -skin flushing -stomach upset -stuffy nose.