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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Oxytocic agent

Uterotonic agent

Chemical Name

Ergoline-8-carboxamide, 9,10-didehydro-N-[1-(hydroxymetyl)propyl]-6-metyl-, [8β(S)]-

Foreign Names

  • Methylergometrinum (Latin)
  • Methylergometrin (German)
  • Méthylergométrine (French)
  • Metilergometrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Methylergometrine (OS: BAN)
  • Méthylergométrine (OS: DCF)
  • Metilergometrina (OS: DCIT)
  • Methylergobasin (IS)
  • Methylergobrevin (IS)
  • Methylergonovin (IS)
  • Methylergometrine Maleate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Methylergometrinum hydrogenmaleinicum (IS)
  • Methylergonovine Maleate (IS)
  • Methylergometrine Maleate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII)
  • Methylergometrine maleate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Methylergometrini maleas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Methylergonovine Maleate (PH: USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Femitranol
    Tecnofarma, Paraguay
  • Hemergin
    Gaco, Bangladesh
  • Ingagen-M
    Inga, India
  • Metermin
    Cadila, India
  • Methergin
    Novartis, Ecuador; Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, India; Novartis, Tunisia; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Methergine
    Novartis, Lebanon
  • Methyden
    BMW, India
  • Methylergometrin
    Hemofarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Metiler
    Adeka, Turkey
  • Metrol
    Simed, Tunisia
  • Satergin
    Tablets, India
  • Utergin
    Svizera, India
  • Uterjin
    Münir Sahin, Turkey
  • Uterowin
    Bestochem, India
  • Utesel
    Osel, Turkey
  • Basofortina
    Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Paraguay
  • Bledstop
    Caprifarmindo, Indonesia
  • Demergin
    Demo, Greece
  • Ergojen
    Vamsler, Philippines
  • Ergomed
    Medlink, Philippines
  • Ergomet
    Geofman, Philippines
  • Ergometrin
    União Química, Brazil
  • Ergomin
    Shaigan, Pakistan
  • Ergon
    AGlobal Care, Philippines
  • Ergotone
    Bonn, Pakistan
  • Glomethyl
    Global Health, Indonesia
  • Lerin
    Troikaa, Philippines
  • Mem
    Elin, Philippines
  • Mergot
    Lloyd, Philippines
  • Mergotrex
    Rotexmedica, Philippines
  • Methergin
    Gramón Bagó, Uruguay; Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Denmark; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Japan; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, Taiwan; Novartis, Venezuela; Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Novartis Farma, Italy; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis Healthcare A/S, Iceland; Novartis Pharma, Germany; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Kuwait; Sandoz, Mexico
  • Méthergin
    Novartis, France
  • Methergin 0.125mg
    Novartis, Israel; Novartis Pharma, Bulgaria; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland
  • Methergin 0.2mg
    Novartis, Luxembourg
  • Methergin 0.2mg/ml
    Novartis Pharma, Bulgaria; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland
  • Methergine
    Novartis, United States; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus
  • Metherinal
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Metherspan
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Methovin
    Kimia Farma, Indonesia
  • Methylergometrin Hemofarm
    Hemofarm, Macedonia; Hemofarm AD, Serbia
  • Methylergometrine
    Mayne, New Zealand
  • Methylergometrine ASKA
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Methylergometrine Maleate F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Methylergometrine Maleate Fuji
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Methylergometrine Maleate Isei
    Koa Isei, Japan
  • Methylergometrin-Rotexmedica
    Rotexmedica, Germany
  • Methylergonovine Maleate
    Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, United States; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, United States; Novel, United States
  • Methylergonovine Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Metilat
    Metiska, Indonesia
  • Metilergometrina Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Metilergometrina Maleato
    Hospira Italia, Italy
  • Metilergometrina Maleato 0.2mg/ml Lasca
    Lasca, Paraguay
  • Metrine
    T.P. Drug, Thailand
  • Metvell
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Myomergin
    Ethica Industri Farmasi, Indonesia
  • Myotonic
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Neo-ergo
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Partan M
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Pospargin
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Utergin
    Ikapharmindo, Indonesia; Mercury Lab, Philippines
  • Uterine
    LBS, Philippines


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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