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Dr. Warren Foster
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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


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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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. Heidi Fowler
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Methergine (Definition)

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