To use Methergine properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor. A doctor or a trained health professional will inject this medicine through the needle into your vein or muscle.
It is given after delivery or during the second stage of labor. Avoid taking grapefruit or its juice while using this medicine, as it may increase the amount of Methylergonovine in your blood which may cause some serious side effects.
4 Precautions to Take
Before using Methergine, there are some precautions you must take. Your doctor should check your daily progress at regular visits. He/she may want a blood or urine test to check for unwanted effects.
Do not use this medicine during pregnancy as it may cause uterus contraction and the early birth of your baby. It may cause heart attack. Heart attack risks increases if you have diabetes or have high cholesterol level.
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