Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet is an ergot alkaloid. It works by causing sustained contractions of the smooth muscles of the uterus. This results in compression of the blood vessels which controls bleeding after delivery.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
It is not known whether Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
What were the side-effects while using Methergin 0.125 mg Tablet?
No Side Effect
Increased heart rate
How much was the improvement?
What are you using Methergin Tablet for?
Induction of labour
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Jul 2018.