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Nicergoline

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Introduction

Name

  • Nicergoline

Class of drug

  • Alpha-adrenergic antagonist

Description

Chemical name

Bromo-5 pyridine carboxylate-3 of (methoxy-10 dimethyl-1.6 ergoline-8 B-methanol.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of age related behavioral disorders.
  • Reportedly improves activity, enthusiasm and coordination.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Potentiates effects of other vasodilators.
    Do not use within 24 hours of alpha2 agonists eg xylazine   Xylazine  , medetomidine   Medetomidine  , romifidine.

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.
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