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Primary Characteristics PharmacoKinetics Indications Contra Indication
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Ergometrine (Maleate) See Introduction
Dosage

Ergometrine (Maleate) 's dosage details are as follows:

Dose

Single Dose

Frequency

Route

Instructions

Adult Dosage

200.000 mcg

200 (200)

4 hourly

IM

This amount is given in emergencies such as uterine bleeding. Frequency may be increased from 2 to 4 hourly as needed, for maximum 5 doses. Or Single dose of 250 to 500 mcg can also be given.

200.000 mcg

200 (200)

As recommended.

IM

A usual dose of Ergometrine (Maleate) alone for prevention or treatment of postpartum or postabortal haemorrhage.

500.000 mcg

500 (500)

8 hourly

PO

For the treatment of mild secondary postmartum haemorrhage. The dose can be given for 2 to 7 days.

200.000 to 400.000 mcg

300 (300)

6 hourly

PO

For parental treatment of haemorrhage. The dose can be given for upto 7 days, untill the danger of atony or haemorrhage has passed. Ergonovine should be swallowed or placed under tongue.

Paedriatic Dosage ( 20 Kg. )

Not Recommended in this Age Group

Neonatal Dosage ( 3 Kg. )

Not recommended in this age group

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