Ergonovine

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Ergonovine

 

(also ergometrine), a uterine stimulant; one of the most common ergot alkaloids. Ergonovine is used in obstetrics in cases of uterine bleeding. It is administered orally in tablet form as well as by the intramuscular and intravenous methods.

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(b) Group-IV 125.82 [+ or -] 6.16 (ay) 109.40 [+ or -] 3.12 (a) Group-I = Methyl ergometrine, Group-II = Dinoprost tromethamine, Group-III = Utrovet and Group-IV = Control.
Preparedness for life-threatening surgical complications of caesarean section in hospitals in southern Gauteng District Regional Central (N=5), n(%) (N=7), n(%) (N=3), n(%) Available drugs Oxytocin and misoprostol 5(100) 7(100) 3(100) Ergometrine 4 (80) 4 (57.1) 3(100) Tranexamic acid injection 3 (60) 7(100) 3(100) Prostaglandin F2-alpha 1 (20) 1 (14.3) 3(100) Ability to perform procedures B-Lynch compression suture 3 (60) 3 (42.8) 3(100) Obstetric hysterectomy 3 (60) 7(100) 3(100) On-site facilities Blood bank 0 6 (85.7) 3(100) High-care unit 1 (20) 7(100) 3(100) 24-hour recovery 2 (40) 5 (71.4) 3(100) 24-hour theatre 4 (80) 6 (85.7) 3(100)
O'Brien P, El-Refaey H, Gordon A, Geary M, Rodeck CH.Rectally administered misoprostol for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage unresponsive to oxytocin and ergometrine: a descriptive study.
Parenteral ergometrine was available at 85% of health centres and dispensaries, and 70% provided manual removal of the placenta.
* Atonic uterus - stepwise use of oxytocics (oxytocin infusion, ergometrine, prostaglandins): B-Lynch compression suture (Fig.
Haemodynamic effects of oxytocin (syntocinon) and methyl ergometrine (methergin) on the systemic and pulmonary circulations of pregnant anaesthetized women.
In previous cases associated with caesarean delivery (10,11), intravenous ergometrine or treatment of bradycardia and hypotension after spinal anaesthesia with ephedrine and atropine therapy, were considered possible precipitating factors.
This dropped to 59.1% among those given an injection of oxytocin, a hormone that stimulates contractions and plays a natural role in labour, and to 56.4% of women given an additional injection of ergometrine, given to stop bleeding after the birth.
Aspirin ingredients are diverted into heroin production (32,000 tonnes of acetic anhydride were seized in 2007); birthing blood clotters such as ergometrine double as LSD; even the anaesthetic diethyl ether gets diverted into cocaine production.
A prospective cohort study of oxytocin plus ergometrine compared with oxytocin alone for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage.
The Czech Republic is a producer of ergometrine, which is then used for the production of LSD.
Alkaloids, elimoklavine, festuklavine produce by Trichoderma and agroklavine, ergometrine produce by Penicillium have antifungal activity against, Botrytis cinerea, Fusarium solani and Alternaria tenius as well as antibacterial action which depressed the growth of several pathogenic bacteria, cause the death of living cell.