DiHydroErgotamine (D.H.E.) Nasal Spray

 

COMMON USES: This medication is used to prevent and treat migraine headaches.

HOW TO USE THIS MEDICINE: Follow the directions for using this medication provided by your doctor or pharmacist. Ask you doctor, nurse or pharmacist any questions you may have about this medicine. Unless otherwise directed, at the first sign of a headache, use four (4) sprays every hour up to twelve (12) sprays in twenty four (24) hours following this procedure:
1. Shake bottle gently and remove the dust cover.
2. Blow your nose to clear your nostrils.
3. Close one nostril, tilt your head forward slightly and, keeping the bottle upright, carefully insert the nasal applicator into the other nostril.

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4. Start to breathe in through your nose, and while breathing in, press firmly down once on the applicator to release the spray. Use your forefinger and middle finger to spray while supporting the base of the bottle with your thumb. Breath gently inwards through the nostril. Breath out through your mouth.
5. Repeat steps three (3) and four (4) above in your other nostril.
6. If needed repeat steps three (3), four (4), and five (5) above.
7. Wipe the nasal applicator with a clean tissue and replace the dust cover.
KEEP THIS MEDICATION in its original container and store it in a dark cool area. DISCARD if it becomes cloudy or discolored or if it loses its effectiveness. DO NOT EXCEED the maximum dose recommended by your physician. If the spray has not been used in some time, pump the sprayer to obtain a fine mist.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS: SIDE EFFECTS include: nausea, vomiting, numbness or tingling of the fingers or toes, or pain or weakness of arms and legs. These effects should not be so severe as to interrupt treatment. If they persist or you feel that you cannot continue therapy, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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