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Generic: methylergonovine
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It is used to contract the uterus at the end of child birth
               



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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • chest pain or tightness
  • confusion
  • fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat
  • fever or chills
  • hallucinations
  • increased bleeding
  • leg or arm pain or cramps
  • passing tissue or large clots
  • seizures
  • swelling of hands, ankles, or feet
  • tingling, pain or numbness in feet or hands
  • vomiting
  • unusually tired or weak

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in taste
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • nausea
  • stomach cramps
  • temporary ringing of ears

Where should I keep my medicine?

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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