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.