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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ergotamine-caffeine Rect.

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4 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Migraine Headache
10/25/2012 5:51:55 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this from past 8 years. Though initially it was very effective for migraine relief, but it got me addicted till i was over and above the recommended maximum dosage. Nothing less than any narcotic addiction. I developed rebounds. Now I am trying to go cold turkey and discontinue it completely. Psychological dependence is the worst.

Condition: Migraine Headache
12/20/2011 7:55:53 AM

Reviewer: tiffany, 65-74 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used migergot suppos. since they took cafergot suppos. off market. Now my supplier has said they do not have migergot anymore. Help. what is substitute?

Condition: Migraine Headache
10/27/2011 2:58:13 PM

Reviewer: mag-nut, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I laid in the hospital 3 days after surgery not being able to state I was having a migtaine. When finally I could tell the doctor he ordered the caffergot sup and I was able to come out of my state of head pain. It is the only medication that gets rid of my pain, before a full blown attack or during the attack.

Condition: Migraine Headache
7/8/2011 2:42:57 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
They put me on Cafergot a few months ago and it has been a life saver if I take it at the onset of an attack. However they have stopped making the generic version and my insurance won't pay for brand name so i can't get it. Really stinks because I haven't found much that helps. My father actually used to treat his migraines with this same medication as an injection and did wonders f ... Show Full Comment

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