Methergin Tablet

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Methyl Ergometrine(0.125 Mg)
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Medical Description

Methergin Tablet contains methyl ergometrine. It is used after childbirth to prevent or stop uterine bleeding. It works by increasing the rate and strength of uterine contractions which helps in contr...
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Uses of Methergin 0.125 MG

Methergin Tablet is used after childbirth to prevent or stop uterine bleeding.

Contraindications of Methergin 0.125 MG

  • If you are allergic to methyl ergometrine or any other ingredients of Methergin Tablet.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you are pregnant and had high blood pressure, the presence of protein in the urine and swelling of feet, hands or face.

Side effects of Methergin 0.125 MG

  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Methergin 0.125 MG



Can I take Methergin Tablet during pregnancy?
Components of Methergin Tablet are not known to cause harm to the unborn babies. This medicine should not be taken by pregnant women due to uterine contractions caused by this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Methergin Tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of Methergin Tablet are known to pass into the breastmilk and can cause undesirable effects in the breastfed babies. Lactating mother should not breastfeed her baby during the treatment with this medicine and for at least 12 hours after taking the last dose of this medicine. Breastmilk recreated during this period should be discarded.


Can I drive if I have consumed Methergin Tablet?
Taking Methergin Tablet can cause dizziness. Avoid driving if you have dizziness after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Methergin Tablet?
Consumption of alcohol along with Methergin Tablet can increase dizziness. Avoid alcohol consumption if you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney, liver or heart diseases.
  • You have diabetes or you are obese.
  • Your doctor had told you that your blood cholesterol level is high.

Mode of Action of Methergin 0.125 MG

How Does It Work?

Methergin Tablet works by increasing the rate and strength of uterine contractions which helps in decreasing bleeding.

Directions for Use of Methergin 0.125 MG

  • Take Methergin Tablet with or without food as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or after food.

Interactions of Methergin 0.125 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Methergin Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for heart diseases and HIV infection.

Storage and disposal of Methergin 0.125 MG

  • Store Methergin Tablet below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Methergin 0.125 MG


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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Methergin Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Methergin Tablet cause decreased milk production if taken by a lactating mother after childbirth?

A: Methergin Tablet can cause decreased milk production and can cause adverse effects in the breastfed babies if taken by a lactating mother. Breastfeeding should be started by lactating the mother only if at least 12 hours have passed after taking the last dose of this medicine.

Q: Can Methergin Tablet be given to stop uterine bleeding after childbirth if patient has high blood pressure?

A: Methergin Tablet should not be given to stop uterine bleeding after childbirth if the patient has high blood pressure as it can cause a further rise of blood pressure.

Q: Can Methergin Tablet be used to stop menstrual bleeding?

A: Methergin Tablet should not be used to stop menstrual bleeding. It is prescribed by the doctor to prevent or control uterine bleeding occurring after childbirth.

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Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 10:06 AM (IST)
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