Ergonovine Maleate (er-goe-NOE-veen MAL-ee-ate)
Treats and prevents bleeding from the uterus after childbirth or abortion. This medicine is an ergot alkaloid.
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When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to ergonovine. You should not receive this medicine to induce labor, or if you are at risk of having a miscarriage.
How to Use This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 6/12/2013
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