Ergonovine


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Ergonovine

 

(also ergometrine), a uterine stimulant; one of the most common ergot alkaloids. Ergonovine is used in obstetrics in cases of uterine bleeding. It is administered orally in tablet form as well as by the intramuscular and intravenous methods.

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Menstrual migraine and intermittent ergonovine therapy.
99%), 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).
Patients with spontaneous attacks associated with arrhythmias had 25% mortality compared with 5% in patients with spasm documented by ergonovine provocation only.
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.
During angiography, vasospasm may occur spontaneously or with the administration of pharmacologic agents (eg, ergonovine, acetylcholine).
Ergonovine-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.