Menstrual migraine and intermittent ergonovine
maleate (Sigma, E-6500, lot 54H1077), propranolol hydrochloride (Sigma, P-8688, lot 88H4092) and oxytocin (N.
4] M: bulbocapine, butaclamol, ergonovine
, apomorphine, chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, pimozide, spiperone, and sulpiride (Table 3).
Methylergonovine and ergonovine
maleate are inexpensive and highly efficacious.
Before the advent of triptans, ergot derivatives, including ergotamine tartrate, ergonovine
, and dihydroergotamine, were utilized as the treatment of first choice for moderate to severe migraine when simple analgesics did not satisfactorily relieve migraine headache or when they produced significant side effects.
Coramine, 5-hydroxytryptamine, [alpha]-ergocryptine, ergonovine
maleate, ergotamine tartarate, hordenine hemisulfate, L-tryptophan, lysergol, and N-demethyl-LSD (nor-LSD) were purchased from Sigma.
-glutarate (EG) was manufactured by reacting 100 mg free base ergonovine
and 100 mg glutaric anhydride in 3 mL pyridine under [N.
2)(9) The pain in this variant of carotidynia usually responds to drugs commonly prescribed for migraine, such as ergonovine
, tricyclic antidepressants, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, or methysergide.