Ergometrine

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11C. OXYTOCICS in 11. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
ERGOMETRINE
ERGOT ALKALOID | OXYTOCIC
PK: A: Rapid M: Hepatic

Indications & Dose: ACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF THE THIRD STAGE OF LABOR IM Adult 500µg with oxytocin 5U when anterior shoulder is delivered/immediately after delivery of infant | EXCESSIVE UTERINE BLEEDING IV Adult 250–500µg when the anterior shoulder is delivered/immediately after birth | PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE IM Adult 200µg when anterior shoulder is delivered/immediately after birth

Contra: induction of labor, first & second stages of labor, vascular disease, angina pectoris, severe HTN, severe renal/hepatic impairment, sepsis, eclampsia

Precautions: CVD, HTN, hepatic/renal impairment, multiple pregnancy, porphyria

ADR: Serious: chest pain, palpitations, dyspnea, bradycardia, transient HTN, vasoconstriction, stroke, MI, pulmonary edema, tinnitus, Others: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness

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