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Methergine




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

Following delivery of placenta, for routine management of uterine atony, hemorrhage and subinvolution of the uterus. For control of uterine hemorrhage in the second stage of labor following delivery of the anterior shoulder.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration.

Intramuscularly

1 mL, 0.2 mg, after delivery of the anterior shoulder, after delivery of the placenta, or during the puerperium. May be repeated as required, at intervals of 2-4 hours.

Intravenously

1 mL, 0.2 mg, administered slowly over a period of no less than 60 seconds (See WARNINGS.)

Orally

One tablet, 0.2 mg, 3 or 4 times daily in the puerperium for a maximum of 1 week.

HOW SUPPLIED

White, round, biconvex compressed tablets debossed with “n” on one side and “01” on the other side. Available in bottles of 7, 12, 28 and 100 tablets.

Bottles of 7..NDC 27437-050-19
Bottles of 12....NDC 27437-050-57
Bottles of 28NDC 27437-050-56
Bottles of 100..NDC 27437-050-01

Store And Dispense

Tablets: Store below 25°C (77°F); in tight, light-resistant container.

Manufactured by: Novel Laboratories, Inc., Somerset, NJ 08873. Manufactured for: Lupin Pharma, Baltimore, MD 21202. Revised:. Jan 2016

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/20/2016

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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