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methylergonovine - oral, Methergine (cont.)

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.Some products that may interact with this drug include: other ergot alkaloids (such as ergotamine, dihydroergotamine), "triptan" migraine medications (such as eletriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan).Other medications can affect the removal of methylergonovine from your body, which may affect how methylergonovine works. Examples include boceprevir, mifepristone, nefazodone, telaprevir, azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin, clarithromycin), HIV protease inhibitors (such as lopinavir, ritonavir), HIV NNRTI's (such as delavirdine, efavirenz), a certain combination HIV medication (elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir), rifamycins (such as rifampin, rifabutin), among others.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe headache, severe dizziness, seizures, slow/shallow breathing, numbness/tingling of arms/legs.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014


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