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ERGOTONE 0.125mg Capsule 1000s

Methylergometrine (Maleate):0.125mg | Oxytocics

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Bonn Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 1000s Ingredients : Methylergometrine (Maleate):0.125mgGeneric Category : Oxytocics

How it works

ERGOTONE 0.125mg Capsule 1000s works by increasing the rate and strength of contractions and the stiffness of the uterus muscles.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ERGOTONE 0.125mg Capsule 1000s

  • Headache and dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Chest pain rare
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Change in skin color rare
  • Nausea and vomiting rare
  • Skin rash rare
  • Sweating
  • Difficulty in breathing rare

Uses of ERGOTONE 0.125mg Capsule 1000s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Postpartum bleeding

    This medicine is used for the prevention and control of postpartum hemorrhage (bleeding).

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    Oral form: The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established. Parenteral form: The effect of this medicine can be observed immediately after the administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    Oral form: The effect of this medicine lasts up to 3 hours after an oral administration. Parenteral form: The effects of this medicine last up to 3 hours after an intramuscular administration and 45 minutes after an intravenous administration.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Hypertension

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hypertension (high blood pressure) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to ERGOTONE 0.125mg Capsule 1000s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Preeclampsia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a condition called preeclampsia which is characterized by high blood pressure, presence of excess protein albumin in the urine, and swelling of hands, feet, and face.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Cardiovascular diseases

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of coronary heart disease, peripheral vascular, or hypertension due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Tablet: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose. Injection: Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified health care professional in a clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

  • Overdose

    Tablet: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified health care professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be instituted by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Ergotamine severe
  • Bromocriptine severe
  • Sumatriptan severe
  • Verapamil moderate
  • Clarithromycin severe
  • Ketoconazole severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of the kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of the liver function, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions
  • Consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects.

General Instructions

Tablet: Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should be administered only by trained obstetrical personnel in a hospital setting with appropriate obstetrical care facilities. Detect whether the patient is allergic to this medicine before initiating the treatment.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ERGOTONE 0.125mg Capsule 1000s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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