methylergonovine - oral, Methergine
GENERIC NAME: METHYLERGONOVINE - ORAL (METH-ill-er-go-NO-veen)
BRAND NAME(S): Methergine
USES: This medication is used after childbirth to help stop bleeding from the uterus. Methylergonovine belongs to a class of drugs known as ergot alkaloids. It works by increasing the rate and strength of contractions and the stiffness of the uterus muscles. These effects help to decrease bleeding.
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