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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2][alpha], we used Ach, ergonovine ([alpha]-adrenergic agonist), propranolol ([beta]-adrenergic antagonist) for evoking the uterine muscle contraction.
In a study by Nobuyoshi et al, (18) a positive response to ergonovine provocation test was the strongest predictor for new myocardial infarction and disease progression without infarction.
KALETRA must not be taken with dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine or methylergonovines such as Cafergot(R), Migranal(R), D.
Coadministration of PREZISTA/r is contraindicated with drugs that are highly dependent on CYP3A for clearance and for which elevated plasma concentrations are associated with serious and/or life-threatening events (eg, alfuzosin, dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine, cisapride, pimozide, oral midazolam, triazolam, lovastatin, simvastatin, or sildenafil for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension)
KALETRA must not be taken with dihydro-ergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, or methylergonovines such as Cafergot(R), Migranal(R), D.
45 and others), ergonovine (Ergotrate), and methylergonovine (Methergine); triazolam (Halcion); midazolam oral syrup; pimozide (Orap); lovastatin (Mevacor); simvastatin (Zocor); rifampin (Rimactane, Rifadin, Rifater, or Rifamate); sildenafil (Revatio) only when used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension; alfuzosin (Uroxatral); or products containing St.
45[R] and others), ergonovine (Ergotrate[R]), and methylergonovine (Methergine[R]); triazolam (Halcion[R]); midazolam oral syrup; pimozide (Orap[R]); lovastatin (Mevacor[R]); simvastatin (Zocor[R]); rifampin (Rimactane[R], Rifadin[R], Rifater[R], or Rifamate[R]); sildenafil (Revatio[R]) only when used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension; alfuzosin (Uroxatral[R]); or products containing St.
ergotamine, dihydroergotamine, ergonovine and methylergonovine), products containing St.
Kaletra should not be taken with amiodarone, astemizole, cisapride, dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine, midazolam, pimozide, terfenadine or triazolam.
These and other contraindicated drugs are alfuzosin, rifampin, irinotecan, orally administered midazolam, triazolam, dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine, cisapride, St.