methysergide


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methysergide

 [meth″ĭ-ser´jīd]
a potent serotonin antagonist and vasoconstrictor, used in the prophylaxis of migraine; also available as the maleate salt.

methysergide

/meth·y·ser·gide/ (-sur´jīd) a potent serotonin antagonist with direct vasoconstrictor effects, used as the maleate salt in prophylaxis of migraine and cluster headaches.

methysergide

A SEROTONIN antagonist ERGOT derivative drug used to treat resistant cases of MIGRAINE and some cases of persistent diarrhoea. A brand name is Deseril.

methysergide

a potent serotonin antagonist.
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methysergide maleate, which counteracts blood vessel constriction
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Migranal also should not be given to patients with uncontrolled hypertension, patients who have used 5-HT1 agonists, ergotamine-containing or ergot-type medications or methysergide within the last 24 hours, or patients with hemiplegic or basilar migraine.