Hydergine

What is Hydergine?

Ergoloid mesylates (USAN), co-dergocrine mesilate (BAN) or dihydroergotoxine mesylate, trade name Hydergine, is a mixture of the methanesulfonate salts of three dihydrogenated ergot alkaloids (dihydroergocristine, dihydroergocornine, and alpha- and beta-dihydroergocryptine).

It was developed by Albert Hofmann (the inventor of LSD) for Sandoz (now part of Novartis).

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Hello doctor my mom is suffering from Alzheimer's Disorder. She has been prescribed Hydergine drug. This drug is no longer available in the market....

doctor1 MD

Hydergine, a general enhancer of the nervous system, has been used for dementia including Alzheimer's although I fear with little benefit.
If a...

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Hello Doctor,

My mom is suffering from Alzheimer's Disorder. She had been prescribed Hydergine drug by the doctor. However, the drug is no longer...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for asking.
Based on your query, my opinion is as follows.
1. Hydergine treatment is rarely used now-a-days.
2. It is not as effective...

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Hello Doctor , My mom is suffering from Alzheimer's Disorder. She had been prescribed Hydergine drug by the doctor. However, the drug is no longer...

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Hi,thanks for query.This is a vasodialator drugs means it improves blood flow the part.Usefullness is to be decided by the treating doctor.Please...

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