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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

Dr. John Chiu
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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

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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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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 I'm guessing a week late?

Can methergine (methylergonovine) be used to start a period that is I'm 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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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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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 don't 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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Can you take ibuprofen with methylergonovine?

Can you take ibuprofen with methylergonovine?

It depends!: Sometimes both are prescribed together after childbirth, but it depends on the person. Not everyone can take ibuprofen. Also, it depends on why you are taking it. What did the doctor say? If you are having pain and being prescribed methylergonovine, then it would be reasonable to call the doc and find out what you can safely take to treat the pain, if that information was not already given to you. ...Read more

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How much time does methylergonovine stays in your system?

Ergot alkaloids: "Methergine" (methylergotamine) is at acceptable levels 12 hours after the last dose. This is important in nursing mothers so the infant is not affected. The medication is used for post delivery bleeding to increase contractions in the womb, which compresses the placental site from which bleeding emanates. ...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

Dr. John Landi
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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


Methylergonovine Allergy (Definition)

Methergine (methylergonovine) allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Methergine that ...Read more