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dihydroergotamine

[dahy-hahy-droh-ur-got-uh-meen, -min, -ur-guh-tam-een, -in] /daɪˌhaɪ droʊ ɜrˈgɒt əˌmin, -mɪn, -ˌɜr gəˈtæm in, -ɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an ergot alkaloid, C 33 H 37 N 5 O 5 , used in the treatment of various types of migraine headache.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; di-1 + hydro-2 + ergotamine
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  • Other drugs that may be used for acute attacks are nasal sprays of dihydroergotamine or lidocaine.

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