Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Migranal


Dihydroergotamine belongs to the group of medicines called ergot alkaloids. It is a nasal solution used to help relieve migraine headaches. Nasal dihydroergotamine is not an ordinary pain reliever. It will not relieve any kind of pain other than throbbing headaches.

Nasal dihydroergotamine may cause blood vessels in the body to constrict (become narrower). This action can lead to serious effects that are caused by a decrease in the flow of blood (blood circulation) to many parts of the body. Be sure that you discuss with your doctor the risks of using this medicine as well as the good it can do.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Spray