Ergoloid Mesylates (Systemic)
Brand Names : Gerimal, Hydergine, Hydergine LC, dihydrogenated ergot alkaloids
- Dementia symptoms treatment adjunct
mesylates (ER-goe-loid MESS-i-lates) belongs to the group of medicines known as ergot alkaloids.
It is used to treat some mood, behavior, or other problems that may be due
to changes in the brain from Alzheimer's disease or multiple small strokes.
This medicine is different from other ergot alkaloids such as ergotamine
and methysergide. It is not useful for treating migraine headache. The exact
way ergoloid mesylates acts on the body is not known.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage forms:
Oral solution (U.S.)
Tablets (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
- Hydergine LC
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
Another commonly used name is dihydrogenated