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Uterowin (1 ml) is a synthetic analogue of ergonovine, prescribed for treating postpartum hemorrhage. It works by increasing uterine contractions.

Drug information on Uterowin (1 ml) (Methylergometrine) from Bestochem Formulations (India) Ltd.

Uterowin (1 ml)

  Injection
Bestochem Formulations (India) Ltd.
Generic : Methylergometrine
 5.00
0.2mg/1ml
1ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Uterowin (1 ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Uterowin (1 ml)

  Most Common: High/low blood pressure, epilepsy and headache.

  Central Nervous System: Dizziness, hallucinations and ringing in the ear.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, foul taste and diarrhea.

  Heart: Chest pain, palpitations and slow heart rate.

  Respiratory: Nasal congestion and difficulty in breathing.

  Potentially Fatal: Shock.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- Prevention of postpartum hemorrhages- 200 mcg 3-4 times/day in the puerperium for 2-7 days.
IV/IM- Prevention and treatment of postpartum and postabortal hemorrhage- 200 mcg, may repeat 2-4 hourly. Max: 5 doses. Use IV route for emergency only.

How to use Uterowin (1 ml)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth and as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Uterowin (1 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with high blood pressure due to pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Uterowin (1 ml)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure or blood vessel, heart, kidney or liver diseases.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Uterowin (1 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Uterowin (1 ml)

Intramuscular: Store under refrigeration (2-8°C). Protect from light.
Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).



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