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Generic Name
Methylergometrine hydrogen maleate
Trade Name
Methergin
Manufacturer
Novartis Pharma
Risk Category
No Data <ul> <li>Risk classification not available</li> </ul>
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • ergot alkaloid for prevention and treatment of post partum and postabortal hemorrhage due to uterine atony.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Can cause maternal hypertension, bradycardia, tachycardia and palpitations.
  • May induce coronary spasm and acute myocardial infarction.
  • Should not be used in pregnancy prior to delivery of the infant as it produces tetanic uterine contractions with subsequent fetal hypoxia and death.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk.
  • May inhibit prolactin secretion causing delayed or inhibited lactation.
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