A class of drugs with prominent agonistic or antagonistic actions on dopamine receptors. Agents belonging to this group include bromocriptine, pergolide, and lisuride.
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They are grouped into simple and compound tryptamines (also known as ergolines, lysergamides or ergot alkaloids).
The main representative with psychedelic action among ergolines is lysergic acid diethylamide or LSD.
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