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Compound Summary for: CID 9681

Methysergide

Also known as: Deseril, Methysergid, Desernil, Deseryl, Desernyl, Sansert, Methysergidum, Metisergide, Metisergide [DCIT]
Molecular Formula: C21H27N3O2   Molecular Weight: 353.45798   InChIKey: KPJZHOPZRAFDTN-ZRGWGRIASA-N
An ergot derivative that is a congener of LYSERGIC ACID DIETHYLAMIDE. It antagonizes the effects of serotonin in blood vessels and gastrointestinal smooth muscle, but has few of the properties of other ergot alkaloids. Methysergide is used prophylactically in migraine and other vascular headaches and to antagonize serotonin in the carcinoid syndrome.   From: MeSH
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