Zenlabs India Generic : Ergometrine
17.20 0.2mg/1ml 1 ml
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
â€¢ Central Nervous System: Headache and dizziness.
â€¢ Heart: Chest pain, palpitation, high blood pressure, shock and abnormal heart rhythm.
â€¢ ENT: Ringing in the ear.
â€¢ Skin: Rashes.
Adult: Oral- 0.2-0.4 mg 2-4 times/day. Max duration: 1 week postpartum.
IV- Excessive uterine bleeding- 200 mcg over at least 1 min, followed by oral doses of 200-400 mcg 2-4 times/day.
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
Contraindicated in patients with vascular disease, psychosis, 1st and 2nd stage of labor, high blood pressure, during pregnancy and spontaneous abortion.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of breech and abnormal fetal presentation, high blood pressure, chronic anemia, heart, liver, kidney, respiratory impairment, breastfeeding and decreased calcium in blood.
â€¢ Monitor blood pressure, pulse and uterine response while taking this medication.
Avoid excess dosage.
Injection: Store it in refrigerator (2-8Â°C), Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (25Â°C).
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