ergotamine

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ergotamine

[ər′gäd·ə‚mēn]
(organic chemistry)
C33H35N5O5 An alkaloid found in the fungal parasite ergot; causes smooth muscles in peripheral blood vessels to constrict, limiting blood flow; used to treat migraine headaches.
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ergotamine tartrate and caffeine tablets (marketed by West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corporation and Mikart), Cafergot tablets (marketed by Sandoz), and Ergo-mar sublingual tablets (marketed by Rosedale Therapeutics).
24,44] A double-blind study that compared the efficacy as well as safety of naproxen sodium and ergotamine tartrate in a sample of 79 participants with classical or common migraine found that naproxen sodium was as safe as ergotamine tartrate and somewhat more effective in acute migraine attacks.
All antibodies had similar affinity to ergonovine, ergonovine maleate, ergovaline, and ergotamine tartrate.
Ergotamine tartrate (CAS 379-79-3) Market Research Report 2012 presents comprehensive data on ergotamine tartrate markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.