Definition of Nicergoline
1. Noun. An ergot derivative used to treat senile dementia and other disorders with vascular origins. ¹
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Medical Definition of Nicergoline
An ergot derivative that has been used as a cerebral vasodilator and in peripheral vascular disease. It has been suggested to ameliorate cognitive deficits in cerebrovascular disease.
Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-antagonists, nootropic agents, vasodilator agents.
Chemical name: Ergoline-8-methanol, 10-methoxy-1,6-dimethyl-, 5-bromo-3-pyridinecarboxylate (ester), (8beta)-
(12 Dec 1998)
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