methysergide


methysergide
/meth'euh serr"juyd/, n. Pharm.
an ergot alkaloid derivative, C21H27N3O2, used in the prophylaxis and treatment of migraine and cluster headaches.
[1960-65; METH- + (l)yserg(ic) (see LYSERGIC ACID) + -IDE]

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