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What is the definition or description of: Methergine (methylergonovine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methergine (methylergonovine) allergy?

Misguided Reaction: Methergine (methylergonovine) allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Methergine that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Methylergonovine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methylergonovine allergy?

Misguided Reaction: Methergine (methylergonovine) allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Methergine that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the use of methergine (methylergonovine)?

What is the use of methergine (methylergonovine)?

Potent uterotonic.: Methergine (methylergonovine) is a potent uterine contracting agent, used for postpartum bleeding, uterine atony, severe menses and postabortive hemorrhage. It can increase blood pressure, so caution is required when used under close medical supervision. ...Read more

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Can you mix methergine (methylergonovine) and percoset?

Can you mix methergine (methylergonovine) and percoset?

Yes: Methergine (methylergonovine) is used to cause the uterus to contract to decrease bleeding during a postpartum hemorrhage. Percocet is a medicine that some use to treat pain after a c-section. They are often used together. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if methergin stops bleeding after miscarriage?

Can you tell me if methergin stops bleeding after miscarriage?

Some times: Methergine (methylergonovine) is most effective after 20 weeks of pregnancy. It will work sometimes even after miscarriage. It is worth a try. ...Read more

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The medication methergine (methylergonovine) --ob uses and side effects?

Methergine (methylergonovine): Dr Zacharias already covered OB uses. Methergine
potential side effects include: nause, vomiting, loose stools, cramping, dizziness, pulmonary hypertension, severe hypertension, convulsion. Over dosage can lead to coma & respiratory depression. ...Read more

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I had an medical abortion in sept. Still bleeding in dec. Dr. Prescribed methergine (methylergonovine). I'm bleeding brown blood. When will this stop. Do i need the e.R?

I had an medical abortion in sept. Still bleeding in dec. Dr. Prescribed methergine (methylergonovine). I'm bleeding brown blood. When will this stop. Do i need the e.R?

No: As long as you are not bleeding heavily you should be ok until you talk to your gyn. Heavily is more than 6 sanitary napkins or 5 tampons daily. If you are feeling pelvic pain get to the gyn asap. ...Read more

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Can I take Zicam on methergine (methylergonovine)?

Discuss : with prescribing provider. Drug interaction checker shows potential for moderate interaction with methylergonovine & oxymetazoline nasall. There is potential for drops in blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of injection methergine (methylergonovine)?

Methergine (methylergonovine): Methergine (methylergonovine) is a drug used to treat obstetrical hemorrhage. Side effects include nausea and vomiting. It can also cause an elevation in blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can methergine (methylergonovine) be used to start a period that is Im guessing a week late?

Can methergine (methylergonovine) be used to start a period that is Im guessing a week late?

No: We usually don't use this medicine for this problem. First and foremost, you need to be sure you are not pregnant. See a doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Can methergine (methylergonovine) be used to stop my period?

Can methergine (methylergonovine) be used to stop my period?

NO: If it is that heavy call your gyn, it depends if anything is abnormal or not , meds you can use are continuous birth control pills , PO or im provera, (medroxyprogesterone) but if you're on your period or just beginning it and you are not preg(meaning an abnormal period) a great script med I use in my pts is Lysteda 2 pills 3 times a day , for usually 2-5 days will stop or slow it way down so call your gyn, go buckeye. ...Read more

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Can I use methergine (methylergonovine) postpartum to expel clots?

See a Provider: I would not use Methergine (methylergonovine) unless you are advised to do so by your provider. Methergine (methylergonovine) is not a benign drug. It can aggravate hypertension. If you are having difficulties post partum, check with your provider. You could have retained tissue from the placenta and that is treated differently. ...Read more

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My friend has taken 2 tablets of methergine (methylergonovine) on her 2nd or 3rd month of pregnancy, what will happen to fetus?

My friend has taken 2 tablets of methergine (methylergonovine) on her 2nd or 3rd month of pregnancy, what will happen to fetus?

If not lost, nothing: Was your friend attempting to produce an abortion? If so, i would recommend she sees an obstetrician/gynecologist or competent abortion provider and stop improvising (placing her health/life at risk). In answer to your question, if the pregnancy was not lost, the effects at this early stage should not be discernible (all or nothing rule applies). I cannot exclude fetal brain ischemia, though. ...Read more

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Hi! I had an surgical abortion a week ago and i want to know what will happen if i dont take the Methergine (methylergonovine) that was proscribed. ?

Methergine (methylergonovine): it is used to cause uterine contraction and decrease bleeding . If you are bleeding and do not take it you may bleed more if > 4 pads a day call you doctor. if you are not bleeding anymore or just spotting it may not be that noticeable. Again if >. 4 pads/ day call the doctor . f/u with doctor/ urgent care ...Read more

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My friend had abortion she take methergin 3 times a day for 4days. Is it normal if she's still bleeding?

My friend had abortion she take methergin 3 times a day for 4days. Is it normal if she's still bleeding?

How much?: You can have spotting for a few weeks; however, if the bleeding is heavy (heavier than a heavy period, in spite of Methergan) this is heavier than expected and she needs to talk to her doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the methergine (methylergonovine) impact on fertility and ovulation or pregnancy?

Probably none: But why are you taking it? What are you treating, why, and how? Methergine (methylergonovine) has very very few medical uses. ...Read more

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Does methergine (methylergonovine) helps in implanting or in pregnancy if taken near ovulation?

Do not use: Methergine (methylergonovine) is used to stop bleeding in post partum women. It should not be used for women trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal for doctor to prescribe methergine (methylergonovine) after a miscarriage?

Is it normal for doctor to prescribe methergine (methylergonovine) after a miscarriage?

Sometimes: Many docs will give Methergine (methylergonovine) to help a woman expel any remaining products of conception. While it is not universal, it is certainly not unusual. ...Read more

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What are the risks in taking misoprostol + mifeprestone? Can i take methergine (methylergonovine) as a form of abortifacient since it can facilitate contraction?

What are the risks in taking misoprostol + mifeprestone? Can i take methergine (methylergonovine) as a form of abortifacient since it can facilitate contraction?

Doctor protocol: Doctors who perform abortions have protocols they will follow when prescribing these potent medications. One should not try to come up with their own combination outside of the recommendations of the doctor. ...Read more

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My neurologist put me on methergine (methylergonovine) 0.2 mg twice daily and zonergran 200mg twice daily to prevent migraines. Why the methergine (methylergonovine)? I'm confused abt comb

My neurologist put me on methergine (methylergonovine) 0.2 mg twice daily and zonergran 200mg twice daily to prevent migraines. Why the methergine (methylergonovine)? I'm confused abt comb

Refractory migraines: Refractory migraines (not responding to usual treatment) can be debilitating. Methylergonovine (Methergine (methylergonovine)) prevents bleeding after giving birth. It is related to ergotamine, an old migraine med typically taken at migraine onset. There is recent evidence that that Methergine (methylergonovine) can be helpful for treatment of migraines also. There is evidence that Zonegran (zonisamide) can prevent migraines. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a 350mg Soma if daily I take .4mg methergine,150mg Effexor (venlafaxine) xr,25mg metoprolol,400mg zonegran?Took 100mg ultram2 hrs ago,not helping

Is it safe to take a 350mg Soma if daily I take .4mg methergine,150mg Effexor (venlafaxine) xr,25mg metoprolol,400mg zonegran?Took 100mg ultram2 hrs ago,not helping

W/ a med list that: long, I wld hope that ur MD gave u very clear instructions re: which meds to take at which times. If u're unsure, Call ur MD. Do not take any meds in any combination other than as specifically recommended by ur MD. Most of the meds listed have CNS activity and, when taken in combination, may incr risk of CNS depression, incr risk of psychomotor impairment, decr seizure threshhold, & more Talk 2 MD ...Read more

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Intercourse on date17 5 methergine (methylergonovine) on17 n 18 2bc pills on 19 ov date was 22 bleeding 24 to 26 pregnancy chances? Next menses date if it will changed?

No idea : I honestly have no idea what you are taking when and why. It sounds like you're just making up a way to try to prevent pregnancy. If you want to prevent pregnancy then just take your birth control pills every day. Then you will have a normal menstrual cycle at the end of the pack. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Methylergonovine (Definition)

Methylergonovine (Methergine) is a medication that increases uterine tone. This helps to stop post-partum bleeding. It should be avoided in women with high blood pressure as it usually causes a short-term ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Methergine (Definition)

Methergine is an uterus affecting agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more