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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status  ?
CAS number 17692-51-2 N
ATC code G02CB05
PubChem CID 28693
IUPHAR ligand 133
ChemSpider 26687 YesY
UNII 1501393LY5 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C25H29N3O2 
Mol. mass 403.52 g/mol
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Metergoline is a psychoactive drug of the ergoline chemical class which acts as a ligand for various serotonin and dopamine receptors.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Hamon M, Mallat M, Herbet A, et al. (February 1981). "[3H]Metergoline: a new ligand of serotonin receptors in the rat brain". Journal of Neurochemistry 36 (2): 613–26. doi:10.1111/j.1471-4159.1981.tb01634.x. PMID 7463079. 
  2. ^ Miller KJ, King A, Demchyshyn L, Niznik H, Teitler M (1992). "Agonist activity of sumatriptan and metergoline at the human 5-HT1D beta receptor: further evidence for a role of the 5-HT1D receptor in the action of sumatriptan". Eur. J. Pharmacol. 227 (1): 99–102. doi:10.1016/0922-4106(92)90149-P. PMID 1330643. 

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