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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
For best results, dosage should start at the first sign of an attack. Early Administration Gives Maximum Effectiveness. At the first sign of an attack or to relieve symptoms after onset of an attack, one 2 mg tablet is placed under the tongue. Another tablet should be taken at half-hour intervals thereafter, if necessary, but dosage must not exceed three tablets in any 24hour period. Total weekly dosage should not exceed five tablets (10 mg) in any one week. Ergomar (ergotamine tartrate tablets) ® Sublingual Tablets should not be used for chronic daily administration.
Ergomar® Sublingual Tablets, 2 mg
(ergotamine tartrate tablets USP)
Ergomar (ergotamine tartrate tablets) ® Sublingual Tablets are round, green tablets each containing 2 mg of ergotamine tartrate. They are debossed with the product identification code "LB2" on one side, and are supplied in individual foil strips packaged in a plastic child resistant canister containing 20 tablets (5 - 2 x 2 foil strips) NDC 10802-1202-0
Store and Dispense
Store at 20°- 25°C (68° - 77°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]; excursions permitted to 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F). Protect from light and heat. Keep out of reach of children.
Manufactured for: Rosedale Therapeutics Bristol, TN 37620 USA. By: Mikart, Inc. Atlanta, GA 30318. Rev 08/2007. FDA rev date: 6/30/1995This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/20/2009
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