Zotargine 0.125mg Tablets
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Zotargine 0.125 MG Description
Zotargine Tablet contains methyl ergometrine. It is used after childbirth to prevent or stop uterine bleeding. Zotargine 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 Zotargine Tablet. If side effects do not go away on their own or your condition doesn't improve over time then inform your doctor.
Uses of Zotargine 0.125 MG
Zotargine Tablet is used after childbirth to prevent or stop uterine bleeding.
Contraindications of Zotargine 0.125 MG
- If you are allergic to methyl ergometrine or any other ingredients of Zotargine 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 Zotargine 0.125 MG
- High blood pressure
- Pain in the stomach
Precautions and Warnings of Zotargine 0.125 MG
Can I take Zotargine Tablet during pregnancy?
Components of Zotargine 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.
Can I take Zotargine Tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of Zotargine 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 Zotargine Tablet?
Taking Zotargine Tablet can cause dizziness. Avoid driving if you have dizziness after taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Zotargine Tablet?
Consumption of alcohol along with Zotargine 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 Zotargine 0.125 MG
How Does It Work?
Zotargine Tablet works by increasing the rate and strength of uterine contractions which helps in decreasing bleeding.
Directions for Use of Zotargine 0.125 MG
- Take Zotargine 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 Zotargine 0.125 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Zotargine 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 Zotargine 0.125 MG
- Store Zotargine Tablet below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Zotargine 0.125 MG
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. If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Zotargine 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.
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Zotargine Tablet cause decreased milk production if taken by a lactating mother after childbirth?
A: Zotargine 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 Zotargine Tablet be given to stop uterine bleeding after childbirth if patient has high blood pressure?
A: Zotargine 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 Zotargine Tablet be used to stop menstrual bleeding?
A: Zotargine 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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