Ergometrine is used in the active management of the third stage of labour.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
500 - 500 ug
From 500 To 500 ug once every day
Ergometrine is administered (often in combination with synthetic oxytocin 5 units) intramuscularly as a dose of 500 micrograms following the delivery of the anterior shoulder of the infant or at the latest immediately after delivery of the baby.