CAFERGOT

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n. Trade name for ergotamine. Specifically, it is a medication which combines caffeine and ergotamine tartrate. As a drug, it is prescribed in the prevention of vascular headaches and the management of migraine-related conditions.

CAFERGOT: "Cafergot causes a vasoconstriction or narrowing of blood vessels supplying the head."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CAFERGOT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cafergot/ (accessed August 17, 2022).

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