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Ergotism (St. Anthony's Fire) Summary

Description: Poisoning caused by ingesting ergotized grain or by the misdirected or excessive use of ergot as a medicine.

Also Known As: St. Anthony's Fire; Saint Anthony's Fire; Poisoning, Ergot; Ergot Poisonings; Ergotisms Show All >>

Networked: 160 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ergotism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ergotamine (Ergotamine Tartrate) : 1 outcome in 56 results : FDA 11 Generic
  2. Nicergoline : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  3. Nitroprusside (Sodium Nitroprusside) : 12 results : FDA 8 Generic
  4. Ergot Alkaloids : 12 results : IBA
  5. heparin-dihydergot : 12 results : FDA 1
  6. Ritonavir (Norvir) : 11 results : FDA 11
  7. Dihydroergotamine (Agit) : 8 results : FDA 5 Generic
  8. Erythromycin (Erycette) : 7 results : FDA 66 Generic
  9. Troleandomycin (TAO) : 6 results : FDA 2
  10. Mycotoxins : 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ergotism

  1. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  2. Migraine Disorders (Migraine)
  3. Ischemia
  4. Ergotism (St. Anthony's Fire)
  5. Mycotoxicosis (Fungus Poisoning)
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Key Therapies for Ergotism

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  1. Amputation : 4 results
  2. Witchcraft (Sorceries) : 2 results
  3. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 2 results
  4. Intra-Arterial Infusions : 2 results
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 results
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