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lysergic acid diethylamide

 

Definition: peripherally, a serotonin antagonist; 1–2 mcg or less per kg induces hallucinatory states; its use may precipitate psychoses; it was formerly occasionally used in the treatment of long-term alcoholism and psychotic disorders.

Synonym(s): lysergide

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