dihydroergotamine

noun di·hy·dro·er·got·a·mine \ (ˌ)dī-ˌhī-drō-ˌər-ˈgä-tə-ˌmēn \

Definition of dihydroergotamine

: a hydrogenated derivative C33H37N5O5 of ergotamine that is used in the treatment of migraine

First Known Use of dihydroergotamine

1945

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dihydroergotamine

noun di·hy·dro·er·got·a·mine \ -ˌər-ˈgät-ə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of dihydroergotamine

: a hydrogenated derivative of ergotamine that is used in the form of its mesylate C33H37N5O5·CH4O3S in the treatment of migraine

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