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0.5 mU/min and increasing dose by 1-2 mU/min every 30-60 mins. Confusion, seizures, dizziness, difficulty inbreathing, fast or irregular HR. Assess uterinetone and vaginal bleeding. Water intoxication. MethergineFor routine management of uterine atony, hemorrhageand subinvolution of the uterus. Increases therate and strength of contractions and stiffness of the uterus muscle. The effects help to decrease bleeding. IV 1 ml o.2 mg administered slowly over a period of no less than 60 seconds. Hypertension, seizures, headache, hypotension, abdominalpain, nausea and vomiting. Vasospasm leading to cerebral ischemia and/or ischemia of the extremities.
HemabateIndicated for aborting pregnancy between the 13th and 20th weeks of gestation. Treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. Stimulates smooth muscle of thehuman gastrointestinal tract which produces vomiting and/or diarrhea that is common to terminate pregnancySubsequentdoses of 250mcg should be given at 1.5–3.5 hour intervals depending on uterine responseRetained placental fragments, excessive uterine bleeding. Vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, flushing, chills, headache, pain, breast tenderness.