ergotin, dissolved in water (1 part to 10), may be injected hypodermically in grain doses several times repeated if necessary.
The hypodermic use of ergotin has been followed by results most gratifying to those employing it.
Vidal has cured three cases by the repeated use of ergotin locally, hypodermically.
Hypodermic injections of ergotin have also been used for the same purpose.
This remedy, in the form of ergotin, is most effective when introduced beneath the skin.
Erpiol (Dr. Schrader) is the name applied to capsules containing apiol, ergotin and gossypin, which are sold as an emmenagogue.
The use of small doses of atropin and ergotin was recommended by von Bergmann.
Trivial injuries may be the starting-point, the anæsthesia produced by the ergotin preventing the patient taking notice of them.
Menorrhagia: Gallic acid, fifty grains; ergotin, twenty grains; Hydrastin, ten grains.