Drug interactions between ergonovine and methylergonovine
Interactions between your drugs
- Ergonovine is in the drug class uterotonic agents.
- Ergonovine is used to treat the following conditions:
- Methylergonovine is a member of the drug class uterotonic agents.
- Methylergonovine is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: methylergonovine
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as methylergonovine. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with methylergonovine. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with methylergonovine, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'ergot-like drugs' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'ergot-like drugs' category:
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'sympatholytics' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'sympatholytics' category:
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.