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Iatrogenic arterial aneurysm associated with ergotamine therapy. 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.

The patient progressed with improvement of pain and upper and lower limb paresthesia, return of egotamina skin color and of distal pulses in ergotammina lower limbs; she was discharged on the sixth hospital day. In the pharmacological basis of therapeutics.

Ergot is produced by srgotamina fungus Claviceps purpurea that grows on rye and other cereal plants. The authors report the case of a year old patient with acute arterial occlusion in lower limbs secondary to the use of ergotamine derivatives. Ergotamine was discontinued, as well as the use of heparin, cilostazol and buflomedil.

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. Si a las 2 horas no se ha obtenido una respuesta satisfactoria, puede administrarse una segunda dosis de mg.


Despite the multiple symptoms of ergotism, peripheral ischemia secondary to vasospasm is the most frequent and it affects 0. 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 young patients without cardiovascular risk factor, or of severe arterial embolism. In recent publications, percutaneous angioplasty has been reported as an adjuvant treatment for arterial spasm; however, due to the risk of injury to the intimal layer of the vessels, consequently causing thrombosis, it should be avoided whenever possible.


No conflicts of interest declared concerning the publication of this article. Ergotism unresponsive to multiple therapeutic modalities, including sodium nitroprusside, resulting in limb loss. When arterial spasm is observed, especially if it is bilateral and symmetrical, intoxication by ergotamine should be suspected. Ischemic colitis and sumatriptan use. Manuscript received Mar 22,accepted for publication Jun 4, Early diagnosis and treatment are fundamental in order to avoid severe and potentially fatal complications.

Treatment options include anticoagulants such as heparin, oral vasodilators, platelet antiaggregants, anesthetic blocks, calcium channel blockers, hyperbaric oxygen, as well as intravascular volume expansion. During the Middle Ages the first descriptions of intoxication caused by ergotamine derivatives were made. Intranasal sumatriptan for the acute treatment of migraine in children. 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.

Leung M, Ong M. How to cite this article. Do children with migraine respond to oral sumatriptan differently from adults? All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Ueberall MA, Wenzel D. At examination, she presented with loss of muscular strength on upper limbs, intense pain in lower limbs, below the knee, cyanosis ergotamkna the toes and absence of distal pulses.

En muchos casos, la dosis de mg no ocasiona mejores resultados que la dosis de 25 mg. By that time, strange epidemics with the characteristic symptom of limb gangrene were reported.

Prostaglandins, ergot, alkaloids rrgotamina other drugs. Sumatriptan in clinical practice: Ergotamine derivatives include several drugs widely used in the treatment ergoramina acute migraine attacks and post-partum hemorrhage.

Acute arterial occlusion caused by ergotamine derivatives

Musikatavorn K, Suteparuk S. After drugs were suspended and anticoagulants, intoxicavion and antiplatelet drugs were prescribed, the patient progressed with improvement of pain, paresthesia and return of normal skin color and distal pulses in lower limbs.


Sin embargo, no parecen ser necesarios reajustes en las dosis. She underwent arteriography, which showed both lower limbs with: Despite the fact that the treatment has been adopted empirically oor with varying results, it is fundamental to discontinue ergotamine immediately. Services on Demand Journal.


Ergotamine derivatives include several drugs widely used in the treatment of acute migraine attacks. The diagnosis of ischemia induced by ergotamine derivatives is based on the patient’s clinical history, physical examination and on angiographic aspects.

J Clin Psych ; Intoxication by these substances generally results from chronic administration, promoting symptoms pro to arterial spasm and the consequent distal ischemia.

The objective of this study poe to report a case of acute arterial occlusion of lower limbs as a consequence of the use of ergotamine tartrate, an infrequent condition, so that it can be diagnosed and treated as efficiently and early as possible. A double-blind study of subcutaneous dihydroergotamine vs subcutaneous sumatriptan intoxicafion the treatment of acute migraine. Ergotism is caused, in most cases, by the prolonged abuse of ergotamine derivatives in the treatment of acute migraine attacks.

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. Rua Estela,bloco E, conj. Treatment duration depends on individual progress of each patient and, in case of persistent vasospasm, the possibility that the patient is still using ergotamine derivatives for migraine attacks should be investigated.

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Treatment of juvenile migraine with subcutaneous sumatriptan. Dose ranging efficacy and safety of subcutaneous sumatriptan in the acute treatment of migraine.