deserpidine


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deserpidine

 [de-ser´pĭ-dēn]
a rauwolfia alkaloid, administered orally as an antihypertensive agent.

de·ser·pi·dine

(dē-sĕr'pi-dēn),
Ester alkaloid isolated from Rauwolfia canescens (family Apocynaceae) with the same actions and uses as reserpine.

deserpidine

/de·ser·pi·dine/ (de-ser´pĭ-dēn) an alkaloid of Rauwolfia canescens, used as an antihypertensive.
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The most pharmacologically active indole alkaloids are ajmaline, deserpidine, rescinnamine, reserpine, serpentine, and yohimbine.
Other alkaloids believed to have medicinal action include canescine, deserpidine, recanescine, and rescinnamine.