A water soluble alkaloid, from ergot or produced synthetically. It is used as an oxytoxic and to relieve migraine headache.

Pharmacological action: oxytocics.

Chemical name: Ergoline-8-carboxamide, 9,10-didehydro-N-(2-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-6-methyl-, (8beta(S))-

(12 Dec 1998)

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