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An indole alkaloid from the roots of Rauwolfia serpentina, related to reserpine, serpentine, and yohimbine.
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Quantitative determination of reserpine, ajmaline and ajmalicine in Rauwolfia serpentina by reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography.
This is not without risk, however; in one European study looking at ajmaline two patients developed symptomatic VT.
Biogenetic link between sarpagine and ajmaline type alkaloids, Tetrahedron Lett.
Rauwolfia alkaloids, pharmacologically can be divided into reserpine and ajmaline groups, while reserpine is used for sedative action in mild anxiety states chronic psychoses and in treatment of chronic schizophernic patients.
The ECG abnormalities are precipitated by or unmasked by drugs such as flecainide, procainamide, ajmaline, disopyramide, propafenone, pilsicainide, [beta]-blockers, [alpha]-adrenergic agonists, first-generation antihistamines (dimenhydrinate), cocaine toxicity, tricyclic antidepressants, and vagotonic agents, as well as conditions such as febrile states, vagotonia, and alcohol consumption.
Spontaneous sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia after administration of ajmaline in a patient with Brugada syndrome.