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Ergotamine, Belladonna Alkaloids, and Phenobarbital (Systemic)

Brand Names : Bellergal-S, Bellergal, Bellergal Spacetabs

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Menopausal symptoms suppressant
  • Vascular headache prophylactic

Ergotamine, belladonna alkaloids , and phenobarbital (er-GOT-a-meen, bell-a-DON-a AL-ka-loids , and feen-oh-BAR-bi-tal) combination is used to treat some symptoms of menopause (such as hot flashes, sweating, restlessness, and trouble in sleeping). However, it is not effective against other problems that may occur after menopause, such as osteoporosis. This medicine is also used to prevent migraine or cluster headaches in people who get these headaches often. It is not used to treat a headache that has already started. This combination medicine may also be used for other problems as determined by your doctor.

The phenobarbital in this combination medicine belongs to the group of medicines known as barbiturates.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablets (Canada)
  • Extended-release tablets (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Bellergal-S

In Canada -

  • Bellergal
  • Bellergal Spacetabs


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Ergotamine, Belladonna Alkaloids, and Phenobarbital: Before Using

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