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Generic: ergoloid mesylates
It is used to treat memory loss or confusion
               



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What is this medicine?

ERGOLOID MESYLATES (ER goe loid MES i lates) is part of a group of medicines called ergot alkaloids. It is used to treat memory loss or confusion.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

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

How should I use this medicine?

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.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

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

What should I watch for while using this 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.

               
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