ergotamine ergotamine

Definition(s):

  • (n) an alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot; causes constriction of blood vessels and is used to treat migraine

Usage(s):

  1. The two doctors recommended injections of ergotamine tartrate as soon as the headache starts.
  2. But let me add a word of warning to pregnant women on the use of ergotamine tartrate as a treatment.
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