Definition of ergotamine in English:
A compound present in some kinds of ergot. An alkaloid, it causes constriction of blood vessels and is used in the treatment of migraine.
- A combination of verapamil and ergotamine may be considered.
- Oral preparations combining ergotamine and caffeine are available, as are rectal suppositories.
- Of course his diuretic would probably now be furosemide and his ergotamine tartrate today might be sumatriptan.
Definition of ergotamine in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan