Pergolide

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pergolide

(Science: chemical) 8-((methylthio)methyl)-6-propylergoline. A long-acting dopamine agonist which is effective in the treatment of parkinson's disease and hyperprolactinaemia. It has also been observed to have antihypertensive effects.

Pharmacological action: antiparkinson agents, dopamine agonists, neuroprotective agents.

Chemical name: Ergoline, 8-((methylthio)methyl)-6-propyl-, (8beta)-