bulbocapnine


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bul·bo·cap·nine

(bul'bō-kap'nin),
Drug derived from roots of Corydalis cava and C. tuberosa (family Fumariaceae) and Dicentra canadensis (family Papaveraceae); blocks the effects of dopamine on peripheral dopamine receptors.

bulbocapnine

isoquinoline alkaloid found in Corydalis flavula, Dicentra spectabilis. Causes a transient syndrome of frenzy, convulsions, tremor, opisthotonos, salivation, vomiting.
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