ergotamine


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an alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot

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Mechanism of migraine headache and action of ergotamine tartrate.
Ischemic colitis secondary to ergotamine use: a case study.
Type of overused medication was classified according to ICHD-II criteria as ergotamine, triptan, analgesic, opioid, combination analgesic, combination of medications for acute attacks, or other medication (17).
ergotamine and ergocriptine, through surface culture fermentation technique and to optimize such culture parameters through which one can enhance the yield of ergot alkaloids in the fermentation medium.
The ergot alkaloid production profile of this species is very significant, specially the ergotamine and ergocriptine.
With its relatively long half-life of 10-13 hours, DHE also poses less risk of physical dependence than does ergotamine, Dr.
For example, in the middle and late 1800s, in reputable teaching institutions in America and Europe, ergotamine was recommended not only to prevent postpartum haemorrhage but also to augment labour.
The first pure ergot alkaloid was isolated in 1920, but only in 1925 was ergotamine used to successfully treat a case of severe and intractable migraine via subcutaneous injection (Rothlin, 1955; Stoll, 1965).
Migraine-specific therapies include ergotamine and dihydroergotamine, and the "triptans.
SCAD has also been reported with the use of oral contraceptive pills, strenuous physical activity and drugs such as cocaine, cyclosporine and ergotamine.
In over 30 years of practice, I have found that the old migraine drug Bellergal-S (belladonna, ergotamine, and phenobarbital) works very well to relieve vasomotor symptoms and insomnia.
There was no evidence of foetal deformities in use of ergotamine during pregnancy.
Ergotamine (Migergot, Cafergot), a drug that was the common prescription choice for migraines before triptans.
Drug Interactions: Co-administration of cisapride, pimozide, quinidine, dofetilide, levacetylmethadol (levomethadyl), felodipine, oral midazolam, nisoldipine, triazolam, lovastatin, simvastatin, ergot alkaloids such as dihydroergotamine, ergometrine (ergonovine), ergotamine and methylergometrine (methylergonovine) or methadone with ONMEL[TM] is contraindicated.
Moreover, the type of the painkillers changed from strong ones - such as Ergotamine and Opioids which were used before the study - to simple ones - such as acetaminophen - during the study.