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Methyden 0.125mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Methyden 0.125mg Tablet is a medicine used to control bleeding from the uterus, that may occur after childbirth or an abortion. It works on the smooth muscle of the uterus and increases tone, rate, and amplitude of contractions thus reduces blood loss.

Methyden 0.125mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, increase in blood pressure and seizure.  If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Generally, alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had heart disease or you have high blood pressure. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Methyden Tablet

  • Post-delivery bleeding

Benefits of Methyden Tablet

In Post-delivery bleeding

Methyden 0.125mg Tablet helps to control excessive bleeding after giving birth. This helps to prevent severe loss of blood that can lead to dropping of blood pressure, shock and even death if not controlled in time. It helps proper contraction of the uterus and therefore prevents hemorrhage and further complications.

Side effects of Methyden Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Methyden

  • High blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Seizure

How to use Methyden Tablet

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. Methyden 0.125mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Methyden Tablet works

Methyden 0.125mg 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Methyden 0.125mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Methyden 0.125mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Methyden 0.125mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Methyden 0.125mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Methyden 0.125mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Methyden 0.125mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Methyden Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Methyden 0.125mg 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.\n \n

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Quick tips

  • Methyden 0.125mg Tablet is used for the prevention and control of post-delivery bleeding.
  • It may also be used for the active management of the third stage of labor, to facilitate the delivery of the placenta.
  • It should be avoided in patients, with high blood pressure, and heart disease.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Ergolines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Uterotonic and abortificient

Patient concerns

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Lower back pain post delivery.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Do Hot fomentation and Apply Dynapar QPS spray Take Tab Myospas-D twice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily and Cap Pansec-DSR once daily empty stomach for 4 days
Post delivery lots of illness
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Kindly refer to gyanecologist
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FAQs

Q. Should Methyden 0.125mg Tablet be taken with or without food?

Take Methyden 0.125mg Tablet orally with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually 3 to 4 times daily for up to 1 week after delivery. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Always follow your doctor's advice while taking Methyden 0.125mg Tablet.

Q. Who should not take Methyden 0.125mg Tablet?

Methyden 0.125mg Tablet should not be taken by individuals who have a history of high blood pressure, heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease, or a history of seizures. It should also not be taken by pregnant women, as it can cause contractions of the uterus.

Q. Can Methyden 0.125mg Tablet be used during breastfeeding?

Methyden 0.125mg Tablet can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing infant. It is recommended to wait at least 12 hours after taking Methyden 0.125mg Tablet before breastfeeding.

Q. Does Methyden 0.125mg Tablet increase blood pressure?

Yes, one of the most common adverse effects of Methyden 0.125mg Tablet is hypertension along with seizure. Seek immediate medical help in such a case.

Q. Can Methyden 0.125mg Tablet be given to patients with heart disease?

Patients with risk factors for coronary artery disease (e.g., smoking, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol) if administered Methyden 0.125mg Tablet, are more susceptible to heart blockage leading to severe complications.

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References

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  2. Methylergometrine. East Hanover, New Jersey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; 2012. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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