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methysergide

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noun meth·y·ser·gide \ˌme-thə-ˈsər-ˌjīd\

Definition of methysergide

  1. :  a serotonin antagonist C21H27N3O2 used in the form of its maleate especially in the treatment and prevention of migraine headaches



Origin and Etymology of methysergide

methyl + lysergic acid + amide


First Known Use: 1962


Medical Dictionary

methysergide

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noun meth·y·ser·gide \ˌmeth-ə-ˈsər-ˌjīd\

Medical Definition of methysergide

  1. :  a serotonin antagonist used in the form of its maleate C21H27N3O2·C4H4O4 especially in the treatment and prevention of migraine headaches




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