Active Ingredient(s):Methylergonovine FDA Approved: * November 19, 1946 Pharm Company: *NOVARTIS Category:Women's Health / Fertility
Methylergometrine, also known as methylergonovine and sold under the brand name Methergine, is a medication of the ergoline and lysergamide groups which is used as an oxytocic in obstetrics and in the treatment of migraine. It reportedly produces psychedelic effects similar to those of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) at high doses.
It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.
1 Medical uses
1.1 Obstetric use
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