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Methin Tablet

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Methin 0.2 MG Description

Methin Tablet contains methyl ergometrine. It is used after childbirth to prevent or stop uterine bleeding. Methin works by increasing the rate and strength of uterine contractions which helps in cont...
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ContainsMethyl Ergometrine(0.2 Mg)
UsesTo stop uterine bleeding
Side effectHeadache, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationUTERINE STIMULANT
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Uses of Methin 0.2 MG

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

Contraindications of Methin 0.2 MG

  • If you are allergic to methyl ergometrine or any other ingredients of Methin 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 Methin 0.2 MG

  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Methin 0.2 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Methin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Components of Methin 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

Q:
Can I take Methin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Methin 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.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Methin Tablet?
A:
Consumption of alcohol along with Methin 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 Methin 0.2 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Methin 0.2 MG

  • Take Methin 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 Methin 0.2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Methin 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 Methin 0.2 MG

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

Dosage of Methin 0.2 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, pain in the stomach, tingling sensation, numbness, seizures, increase in blood pressure, difficulty in breathing, decrease in body temperature, etc. I...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Methin 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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: Methin 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 Methin Tablet be given to stop uterine bleeding after childbirth if patient has high blood pressure?

A: Methin 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 Methin Tablet be used to stop menstrual bleeding?

A: Methin Tablet should not be used to stop menstrual bleeding. It is prescribed by the doctor to prevent or control uterine bleeding occurring after childbirth.
Product Details
Brand
METHIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
11/11/2022

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Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 06:03 PM (IST)

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