This medicine reduces bleeding after delivery
This medication is used to induce labour.
This medication should not be used in cases of antepartum haemorrhage (bleeding from the genital tract that can occur anytime after the 20 or 24th week of gestation till childbirth), and toxaemia of pregnancy (abnormal condition when the patients blood pressure is high and there's high content of protein in her urine).
Patients using this medication may at times experience tachycardia (increased heart rate), anxiety, and rise in the blood sugar level. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, please consult your doctor.
Avoid this medication if:
- You are allergic to this medicine or its contents.
Consult your doctor:
- If you are breastfeeding.
- If you have a medical history of liver disease, breathing disorders (asthma, bronchitis etc.), seizures, pelvic inflammatory disease, heart disease, kidney disease, or liver disease.
- If you experience a serious and rare side effect, such as fainting, seizures, chest pain or vision changes.
Be careful about:
- Make sure you tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this drug before any medical or dental procedure.
- Try to be careful about being over hydrated.
- Precaution should be taken if you are taking medicines such as corticosteroids, or diuretics.
Does this medicine stop bleeding?
Can I use this medicine myself?
No, this medicine should only be used by a qualified health professional.
Is there a possibility of any serious side-effects?
Kindly consult your doctor for more information about the possible side-effects.
Can this medicine interact with any other medicines?
There is a possibility of this drug interacting with diuretics, corticosteroids, and theophylline. Kindly inform your physician if you are taking any of these drugs.