is a serotonin-like drug.
The remainder of compounds tested, which included structurally related analogs such as lysergic acid, lysergic acid amide, ergotamine
, and methysergide among others, did not exhibit any measurable cross-reactivity (<0.008%).
is similar to the brain chemical called serotonin.
In addition, several nonhormonal drugs are known to cause gynecomastia, including digitalis, cimetidine, spironolactone, reserpine, thiazide, isoniazid and ergotamine
. Tricyclic antidepressants, phenethiazines and amphetamines also are known to cause gynecomastia.
Sumatriptan is reported to have superiority over ergotamine
, in that by itself it does not produce nausea, nor does it cause grogginess, drowsiness, or hangover.
Again, timely ergotamine
will usually keep the elephants at bay.
01 3.5% 00 00 01 Ergotamine
tab 01 3.5% 00 00 01 Total 29 71 100 Table 6.
(Shijiazhuang, China), ergotamine
was provided from Shanghai Xingyi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Like all acute treatment--be it a simple analgesic, NSAID, caffeine-containing compound, butalbital, ergotamine
, or opioid--too-frequent use of triptans can produce medication-overuse headache, also referred to as rebound headache.
The ergot alkaloids include ergotamine
titrate and dihydroergotamine (DHE 45, Migranal nasal spray), which cause constriction of peripheral and cranial blood vessels.
Others targeted since that time include unapproved products containing quinine (December 2006), and unapproved products containing ergotamine
27, the FDA issued warning letters to 20 firms that market unapproved prescription drugs containing ergotamine