When taking MIGRANAL, it's important to follow the instructions correctly. You shouldn’t put together the nasal spray pump until you’re ready to use it. Once it has been opened, it must be discarded after 8 hours.1
Think RAPID, the acronym to help you remember the steps for taking MIGRANAL:
Watch the MIGRANAL administration video to learn the right way to use MIGRANAL for effective migraine relief.
Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any questions about how to use MIGRANAL.
Migraines can happen at any time. Download and print the step-by-step instructions for MIGRANAL, so you can keep them with you on the go.
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Migranal® (dihydroergotamine mesylate, USP) Nasal Spray is used to treat an active migraine headache with or without aura. Do not use it to try to prevent a migraine if you have no symptoms, to treat a common tension headache, or to treat a migraine that is not typical of your usual migraine.
Serious or potentially life-threatening reductions in blood flow to the brain or extremities due to interactions between dihydroergotamine (the active ingredient in Migranal Nasal Spray) and protease inhibitors and macrolide antibiotics have been reported rarely. As a result, these medications should not be taken together.
The use of Migranal Nasal Spray should not exceed dosing guidelines and should not be used on a daily basis.
Serious cardiac (heart) events, including some that have been fatal, have occurred following use of injectable dihydroergotamine, the active ingredient in Migranal Nasal Spray, but are extremely rare.
You may experience some nasal congestion or irritation, altered sense of taste, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and fatigue after using Migranal Nasal Spray. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience:
You are encouraged to report adverse side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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