OBO ID: CHEBI:31554
Term Name: ergometrine maleate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 9,10-didehydro-N-((S)-2-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-6-methylergoline-8beta-carboxamide maleate (1:1)
  • ergometrin acid maleate
  • ergometrine hydrogen maleate
  • ergometrine maleate (1:1)
  • ergonovine hydrogen maleate
  • ergonovine maleate
  • ergonovine, maleate (1:1)
  • N-[(2S)-1-hydroxypropan-2-yl]-6-methyl-9,10-didehydroergoline-8beta-carboxamide (2Z)-but-2-enedioate
Definition: A maleate salt resulting form the reaction of equimolar amounts of maleic acid and ergometrine. It is used in the active management of the third stage of labour, and to prevent or treat postpartum of postabortal haemorrhage caused by uterine atony: by maintaining uterine contraction and tone, blood vessels in the uterine wall are compressed and blood flow reduced.
References:
  • Beilstein:3855736
  • CAS:129-51-1
  • DrugBank:DB01253
  • HMDB:HMDB0015383
  • KEGG:D01163
  • Reaxys:3855736
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available