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ergoloid mesylates [er´go-loid]
alkaloids used for relief of signs and symptoms of idiopathic decline in mental capacity (including impairment of recent memory, confusion, and disorientation) in persons over sixty.
ergoloid mesylates /er·go·loid mes·y·lates/ (er´go-loid) a mixture of the methanesulfonate salts of three hydrogenated ergot alkaloids; used in the treatment of mild to moderate dementia in the elderly.
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mesylates should NEVER be given with naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), or zolmitriptan (Zomig) due to the potential for vasospastic reactions.
Some contain imported drugs unapproved for use in this country, while others contain prescription drugs, such as ergoloid
mesylates (brand name Hydergine).