methysergide

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meth·​y·​ser·​gide | \ ˌme-thə-ˈsər-ˌjīd How to pronounce methysergide (audio) \

Definition of methysergide

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

First Known Use of methysergide

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for methysergide

methyl + lysergic acid + amide

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The first known use of methysergide was in 1962

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methysergide

noun
meth·​y·​ser·​gide | \ ˌmeth-ə-ˈsər-ˌjīd How to pronounce methysergide (audio) \

Medical Definition of methysergide

: 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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