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Can I take a medication to reduce my blood pressure in order to safely take methylergonovine?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Please discuss

With your physician.

In brief: Please discuss

With your physician.
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Merthergonovine (methergin) is not a safe medication for patients with hypertension.
There are other safer alternatives. I would not advise taking blood pressure medicine simply to be able to use this drug. Your blood pressure needs to be treated, and then i would recommend using a different medication like Misoprostol for postpartum bleeding.

In brief: No

Merthergonovine (methergin) is not a safe medication for patients with hypertension.
There are other safer alternatives. I would not advise taking blood pressure medicine simply to be able to use this drug. Your blood pressure needs to be treated, and then i would recommend using a different medication like Misoprostol for postpartum bleeding.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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