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What is Migril?

Migril Tablet is used for Migraine, Hemicrania, Migraine attack, Feverishness, Vascular headache, Nausea and other conditions. Migril Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Migril Tablet contains Caffeine, Cyclizine and Ergotamine Tartrate as active ingredients.
Migril Tablet works by constricting the intracranial extracerebral blood vessels; blocking a chemical messenger in the brain; antagonizing the adenosine receptors;
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals manufactures Migril Tablet.
Detailed information related to Migril Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Migril Tablet Uses

Migril Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Migril Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Migril Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1

Migril Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Migril Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Migril Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Migril Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1, 6, 7, 8
Learn more: Side-effects

Migril Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Migril Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Allergic reactions
  • Asthma
  • Avoid exposing medication to excessive heat
  • Blockage of the intestine
  • Blockage of the stomach
  • Blockage of the urinary tract
References: 1, 1, 9

Migril Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Migril Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Migril Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Adrenaline
  • Amitriptyline
  • Amprenavir
  • Azithromycin
  • Cimetidine
  • Clarithromycin
References: 1
Learn more: Interactions

Migril Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Migril Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Migril Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
References: 1
Learn more: Contraindications

Where to Buy Migril Tablet

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Migril Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Migril Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Ergotamine Tartrate: No
    • Cyclizine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Caffeine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    References: 1 9
  • Is Migril Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Ergotamine Tartrate: No
    • Cyclizine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Caffeine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    References: 1 9
  • Can Migril Tablet be used for migraine and hemicrania?
    Yes, migraine and hemicrania are among the most common reported uses for Migril Tablet. Please do not use Migril Tablet for migraine and hemicrania without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Migril Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Migril Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Migril Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Migril Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 10, 11, 12, 13

Overdosage of Migril Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Migril Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 14, 15, 16

Storage of Migril Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Migril Tablet.
References: 17, 18, 19, 20

Expired Migril Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Migril Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 21, 22

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Migril Tablet

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Migril Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Migril Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Migril Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet
Migril Tablet - Strengths: 100+50+2

Migril Tablet - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Migril Tablet - Demographic Information


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