What is Methylergonovine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Methergine


Methylergonovine is used in the prevention and treatment of postpartum and postabortion hemorrhage caused by uterine atony or subinvolution.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 2 0
Prevent migraine 2 1
Cluster headaches 1 1
Miscarriage 1 0
Uterine bleeding 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Methylergonovine

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Methylergonovine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Methylergonovine


Stopped taking Methylergonovine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Methylergonovine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Verapamil (Verapamil ER) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Methylergonovine.