ergonovine


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ergonovine

 [er″go-no´vin]
an alkaloid obtained from ergot or produced synthetically, used as the maleate salt as an oxytocic and as a provocative test in detection of Prinzmetal's angina due to coronary artery spasm.

er·go·no·vine

(er'gō-nō'vēn),
An alkaloid from ergot; on hydrolysis it yields d-lysergic acid and l-2-aminopropanol; stimulates uterine contractions.

ergonovine

/er·go·no·vine/ (-no´vin) an alkaloid, from ergot or produced synthetically, used in the form of the maleate salt as an oxytocic and as a diagnostic aid in coronary vasospasm.

ergonovine

(ûr′gə-nō′vĭn)
n.
An ergot alkaloid, C17H23N3O2, used in the form of its maleate, that facilitates uterine muscle contraction and is used primarily after childbirth or abortion to treat or prevent uterine bleeding.

er·go·no·vine

(er'gō-nō'vēn)
An alkaloid from ergot; on hydrolysis it yields d-lysergic acid and l-2-aminopropanol; stimulates uterine contractions.

ergonovine

one of the alkaloids from ergot1 or produced synthetically, used as an oxytocic.
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2][alpha], we used Ach, ergonovine ([alpha]-adrenergic agonist), propranolol ([beta]-adrenergic antagonist) for evoking the uterine muscle contraction.
Table 3 Antagonists that had no significant effect upon the action of 5HT and DA Mean contraction ratio Antagonist Type * Agonist + [+ or -]SD (n) ++ Ergonovine DA/5HT 5HT 1.
Lysergol, lysergic acid, ergonovine, ergonovine maleate, ergovaline, ergotamine tartrate, ergocryptine, and 2-bromo-ergocryptine were tested for cross reaction in a competitive ELISA assay.
All antibodies had similar affinity to ergonovine, ergonovine maleate, ergovaline, and ergotamine tartrate.