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(Generic versions may still be available.)
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Best results are obtained if the tablets are administered at the first sign of an attack.
The average adult dose is 2 tablets at the start of a vascular headache (migraine) attack; followed by 1 additional tablet every 1 / 2 hour if needed, up to 6 tablets per attack. Total weekly dosage should not exceed 10 tablets.
Wigraine (ergotamine and caffeine) ® tablets are white tablets embossed with "ORGANON 542" on one side. They are individually foil stripped and packaged in boxes of 20's NDC #0052-0542-20 and 100's NDC #0052-0542-91.
Wigraine (ergotamine and caffeine) ® tablets should be stored at a maximum of 30°C (86°F).
West Orange, NJ 07052
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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