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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Methylergonovine (Overview)

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 rise in blood pressure.


Dr. Olav Jaren
34 doctors shared insights

Methylergonovine (Overview)

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 rise in blood pressure.


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Is it common to prescribe methylergonovine after an abortion at 11weeks 6 days or is it due to complications?

Is it common to prescribe methylergonovine after an abortion at 11weeks 6 days or is it due to complications?

That is a med: To make the uterus contract and shrink down and stop the bleeding, the main thing is to make sure u do not have any retained poc if suspected u need an ultrasound 1st and may need a hysteroscopy with d;c or may not. ...Read more

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Took abortion pill on 2nd, follow up checkup on 15th, doc prescribed methylergonovine oral, bleeding and 8-10 clots started, should I be concerned?

Took abortion pill on 2nd, follow up checkup on 15th, doc prescribed methylergonovine oral, bleeding and 8-10 clots started, should I be concerned?

Concern is warranted: If bleeding with clots continues you should be evaluated by a healthcare specialist. There could be a bleeding tendency due to drug interaction , side effect, or genetic defect. ...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 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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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Methergine (Definition)

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