Mergot

Mergot

methylergometrine

Manufacturer:

Lloyd

Distributor:

Solvang
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Methylergometrine maleate
Indications/Uses
Postpartum hemorrhage. Routine management after delivery of the placenta, postpartum atony, hemorrhage, uterine subinvolution; used after caesarian & hemorrhage after abortion.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Secondary postpartum hemorrhage 125 mcg tid for 3 days. Inj Prevention & 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.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Induction of labor or 1st stage of labor. Patients w/ eclampsia.
Special Precautions
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.
Adverse Reactions
GI, CV, psychoneurotic disturbances. Chest pressure sensation.
MIMS Class
Drugs Acting on the Uterus
ATC Classification
G02AB01 - methylergometrine ; Belongs to the class of ergot alkaloids. Used to induce abortion or augment labour and to minimize blood loss from the placental site.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Mergot inj 200 mcg/mL
Packing/Price
(amp) 10 × 1's (P1,855/box)
Form
Mergot tab 125 mcg
Packing/Price
100's (P2,100/pack)
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