FAQs ABOUT METHERGIN TABLET
What is METHERGIN TABLET used for?
METHERGIN TABLET is used in the routine management of uterine atony (inability of the uterus to contract sufficiently during and after childbirth), haemorrhage and subinvolution of the uterus (delayed return of enlarged uterus to normal size) following delivery of placenta. It is also used to control uterine haemorrhage (heavy/unusual bleeding from uterus) following delivery of anterior shoulder of the foetus (childbirth).
How METHERGIN TABLET works?
METHERGIN TABLET works by causing sustained contractions of uterine smooth muscles by acting directly on the uterine smooth muscle which leads to compression of blood vessels resulting in controlled/reduced blood loss following childbirth.
How to take METHERGIN TABLET?
Take METHERGIN TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
What are the most common side effects of taking METHERGIN TABLET?
The most common side effect of taking METHERGIN TABLET is hypertension associated with seizure, and/or headache. Consult your doctor if the side effect worsens.
Can METHERGIN TABLET be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
No, METHERGIN TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.