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Po first and most important step in the treatment is to discontinue the causing agent; however, vasodilating therapy is fundamental for the improvement of the patient’s clinical status. En muchos casos, la dosis de mg no ocasiona mejores resultados que la dosis de 25 mg. Estos casos suelen ser muy raros, teniendo lugar preferentemente en pacientes con enfermedad arterial coronaria o en pacientes que han sido tratados con ergotamina en las 24 horas anteriores.

Introduction During the Middle Ages the first descriptions of intoxication caused by ergotamine derivatives were made. Its active components are alkaloids, all derived from lysergic acid. Sin embargo, no parecen ser necesarios reajustes en las dosis.

When arterial spasm is observed, especially if it is bilateral and symmetrical, intoxication by ergotamine should be suspected. Case report A year-old female patient was admitted with a sudden onset of paresthesia in upper ergitamina lower limbs with 4 days of evolution.


The main pharmacological effects of ergotamine are: No conflicts of interest declared concerning the publication of this article.


Intoxication by these substances generally results from chronic administration, promoting symptoms secondary to arterial spasm and the consequent distal ischemia. Arteriographic findings consist of arterial spasm, collateral network and in situ thrombosis. Ueberall MA, Wenzel D. The authors report the case of a year old patient with acute arterial occlusion in lower limbs secondary to the use of ergotamine derivatives.

Despite the fact that acute arterial occlusion caused by ergotamine derivative is a rare clinical condition, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of ischemic syndromes, especially in po patients without intoxicaacion risk factor, or of severe arterial embolism.

Early diagnosis and treatment are fundamental in order to avoid severe and potentially fatal complications. Ergot is produced by a fungus Claviceps purpurea that grows on rye and other cereal plants.

Ergotism unresponsive to multiple therapeutic modalities, including sodium nitroprusside, resulting in limb loss. Do children ergottamina migraine respond to oral sumatriptan differently from adults? Leung M, Ong M. Arch Intern Med ; Sumatriptan for migraine ergotamuna in children: At examination, she presented with loss of muscular strength on upper limbs, intense pain in lower limbs, below the knee, cyanosis of the toes and absence of distal pulses.

The fast absorption of the drug and the prolonged effects on the arterial network suggest that both the tight binding to its receptor and the presence of active metabolites in the blood circulation prolong its vasoconstrictor effect.

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Spasm is more frequently found in the peripheral arterial system, lower limbs are more affected than upper limbs and the induced vasospasm is usually bilateral, symmetrical. Treatment of juvenile migraine with subcutaneous sumatriptan.

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By that time, strange epidemics with the characteristic symptom of limb gangrene were reported. Treatment duration depends on individual progress of each patient and, ergoyamina case of persistent vasospasm, the possibility that the patient is still using ergotamine derivatives for migraine attacks should be investigated. There was no previous history of smoking, heart disease or intermittent claudication, but the patient reported a history of migraine with chronic use of ergotamine tartrate.

Prostaglandins, ergot, alkaloids and other drugs. Ischemic colitis and sumatriptan use. Si a las 2 horas no se ha obtenido intoxucacion respuesta satisfactoria, puede administrarse una segunda dosis de mg. During the Middle Ages the first descriptions of intoxication caused by ergotamine derivatives were made.


Differential diagnosis is necessary, since occlusive atherosclerotic disease, thromboembolic disease, arteritides, fibromuscular dysplasia and the Raynaud’s phenomenon all have vasospastic symptoms similar to those of ergotism. Arch Inst Cardiol Mex. Lack of an interaction between sumatriptan and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

Despite the fact that the treatment has been adopted empirically and with varying results, it is fundamental to discontinue ergotamine immediately.