ergonovine maleate
[USP] the bimaleate salt of ergonovine; used as an oxytocic in the prevention or treatment of postpartum or postabortion hemorrhage, administered orally, intramuscularly, or intravenously. It is also used intravenously as a provocative test in detection of variant angina due to coronary artery spasm.

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  • ergonovine — An alkaloid from ergot; on hydrolysis it yields d lysergic acid and l 2 aminopropanol; stimulates uterine contractions. SYN: ergobasine, ergometrine, ergostetrine. e. maleate a powerful oxytocic agent; this action is more prominent …   Medical dictionary

  • ergonovine — noun an alkaloid derived from ergot (trade name Ergotrate Maleate) that is less toxic than ergot; induces muscular contraction of the uterus and is administered after childbirth or abortion • Syn: ↑Ergotrate Maleate • Usage Domain: ↑trade name… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ergonovine — noun Etymology: ergo + Latin novus new more at new Date: circa 1936 an alkaloid C19H23N3O2 derived from ergot and used especially in the form of its maleate as an oxytocic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ergotrate Maleate — noun an alkaloid derived from ergot (trade name Ergotrate Maleate) that is less toxic than ergot; induces muscular contraction of the uterus and is administered after childbirth or abortion • Syn: ↑ergonovine • Usage Domain: ↑trade name •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ergometrine — SYN: ergonovine. e. maleate SYN: ergonovine maleate. * * * er·go·met·rine .ər gə me .trēn, trən n ERGONOVINE * * * n. a drug that stimulates contractions of the uterus. It is administered by injection to assist labour and (combined with oxytocin) …   Medical dictionary

  • ЭРГОМЕТРИН — Действующее вещество ›› Эргометрин* (Ergometrine*) Латинское название Ergometrine АТХ: ›› G02AB03 Эргометрин Фармакологическая группа: Утеротоники Состав и форма выпуска 1 таблетка содержит эргометрина малеата 0,2 мг; в пачке 20 шт. Способ… …   Словарь медицинских препаратов

  • Ergometrin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Ergometrin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • EM — early memory; ejection murmur; electromagnetic; electron micrograph; electron microscopy, electron microscope; electrophoretic mobility; Embden Meyerhof [pathway]; emergency management; emergency medicine; emmetropia; emotional disorder,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ergotrate — Er·go·trate (urґgo trāt) trademark for preparations of ergonovine maleate …   Medical dictionary

  • EM — • early memory; • ejection murmur; • electromagnetic; • electron micrograph; • electron microscopy, electron microscope; • electrophoretic mobility; • Embden Meyerhof [pathway]; • emergency management; • emergency medicine; • emmetropia; •… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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