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 controlling bleeding. Headache, high blood pressure, nausea or vomiting are some of the side effects of Methergin Tablet. If side effects do not go away on their own or your condition doesn't improve over time then inform your doctor....
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.