Harvard Drug Group Pharmaceutical | Cafatine PB (Medication)
Cafatine PB contains the substance called ergotamine-caffeine, used to treat migraine and other types of recurring, throbbing headaches accompanied with nausea and vomiting or associated with nervous tension.
Take this drug by mouth, at the early sign of a headache for best result. Use this medicine exactly as your healthcare provider advice you. Long-term use or excessive dosing may lead to dependence. ...
Among with its needed effects, this medicine can cause severe side effects such as:an allergic reaction - rash, difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives; muscle pain, weakness in the legs, tingling in the fingers or toes, fast or irregular heartbeat, dry mouth, blurred vision, or painful urination. If you notice any of this seek immediately medical help.
Less serious side effects may include:stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, frequent urination and constipation. Call your doctor if they persist or worsen. ...
Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to ergotamine-caffeine, to other drugs, or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, chest pain, high blood pressure, blood vessel disease, poor circulation, glaucoma, prostate trouble, ulcers, or a severe infection.
Because it may cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...