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Novartis AG

Drug Names(s): Methysergide maleate

Description: Sansert has been shown to block inhibit or block theeffects of serotonin, a substance which may be involved in the mechanism of vascularheadaches. Serotonin has been variously described as a central neurohumoral agent orchemical mediator, as a “headache substance” acting directly or indirectly to lower painthreshold, as an intrinsic “motor hormone” of the gastrointestinal tract,and as a “hormone” involved in connective tissue reparative processes.

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