Nursing Pharmacology Chapter 23:  Ergot Alkaloid Practice Matching Questions

Match the items on the right with the items on the left.
Effective in reducing high prolactin levels which may be associated with pituitary tumors.
Effective in treating acute migraine, but contraindicated in patients with coronary heart disease.
An example of an amine ergot alkaloid that is an effective prophylactic drug for migraine
May be effective in reversing severe vasoconstriction associated with ergot overdosage.
Ergot-of-choice in treating postpartum hemorrhage.
Non-ergot alkaloid with beta-blocking properties that may be effective for migraine prophylaxis.
Non-ergot alkloid, classified as a first-generation antidepressant, that may be effective for migraine prophylaxis.
An example of a biologically active, non-ergot, agent produced by Claviceps purpurea.

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