Ergot alkaloids are used to:
a. Treat gangrene and to prevent vasoconstriction.
b. To manage migraine headaches and to induce uterine contractions.
Control postpartum hemorrhage and to manage migraine headaches.
d. Treat St. Anthony's Fire and to prevent uterine atony.
Ergotism is described as:
a. A serious condition caused by ergot alkaloids in which the patient experiences
numbness due to intense vasodilation.
b. An intoxication due to overdose of the ergot alkaloids which is characterized
by hot and cold sensations in the hands and feet.
A problem associated with the therapeutic use of ergot alkaloids in which the
patient experiences hot and cold sensations in the lower abdomen.
d. A condition characterized by hot and cold sensations in the hands and feet
which is caused by oxytocin intoxication.
Ergomar is used in the:
a. Treatment of insomnia.
b. Treatment of alcoholism.
Management of migraine headaches.
d. Inducement of labor.
One side effect associated with the use of Cafergot is:
a. Ergotism (with high doses).
d. Postpartum breast engorgement.