ergotamine ergotamine


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


  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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