TabSecondary postpartum hemorrhage 125 mcg tid for 3 days. InjPrevention & treatment of postpartum hemorrhage 200 mcg IM repeated if necessary at intervals of 2-4 hr. In emergency 200 mcg slow IV inj over at least 60 sec.
Induction of labor or 1st stage of labor. Patients w/ eclampsia.
Hypersensitivity to ergot alkaloids. Before delivery of the uterine shoulder. HTN & toxemia of pregnancy. Heart disease, hepatic or renal disease & sepsis. Monitor BP when used w/ anesth & hypertensors. Avoid injecting on the nerve track area & on to the same site. Pregnancy.