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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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In the US, drugs such as Isosorbide dinitarte, ergoloid
delivered sublingually have been discontinued and nitroglycerin has been replaced with sublingual metered spray.
mesylates should NEVER be given with naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), or zolmitriptan (Zomig) due to the potential for vasospastic reactions.