Ergotrate Maleate Side Effects
Generic Name: ergonovine
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of ergonovine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Ergotrate Maleate.
Applies to ergonovine: compounding powder, injectable solution, oral tablet
Cardiovascular side effects have included blood pressure elevation (sometimes extreme), chest pain, dizziness, myocardial infarction, ventricular arrhythmias, bradycardia, and peripheral vasospasm (itching of skin, pain in arms, pain in legs, pain in lower back, pale or cold hands or feet, and/or weakness in legs).[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal or stomach pain.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic reactions (including shock) have occurred with ergonovine (the active ingredient contained in Ergotrate Maleate) [Ref]
General side effects have included unpleasant taste, tinnitus, sweating, uterine cramps, and nasal congestion.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included headache (mild and transient).[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Ergotrate Maleate (ergonovine)." Bedford, Bedford, OH.
Not all side effects for Ergotrate Maleate may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
More about Ergotrate Maleate (ergonovine)
- Side Effects
- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Drug Interactions
- Support Group
- 0 Reviews – Add your own review/rating
- Drug class: uterotonic agents
Related treatment guides
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate safety, effectiveness, or appropriateness for any given patient. Drugs.com does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of materials provided. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.