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Methergine

Identifier

019520

Type of Spiritual Experience

Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 9

Background

A description of the experience

Methylergometrine (other names include methylergonovine, methylergobasin, methergine, and D-lysergic acid 1-butanolamide) is a synthetic analogue of ergonovine, a psychedelic alkaloid found in ergot, and many species of morning glory. It is a member of the ergoline family and chemically similar to LSD, ergine, ergometrine, and lysergic acid.  According to Jonathan Ott, methylergonovine has LSD-like actions above 2 milligrams. Clinical dosages are ten times lower.

Methylergometrine maleate is marketed under the trade name Methergine.

It is used in obstetrics.  Methylergometrine is a smooth muscle constrictor that mostly acts on the uterus. It is most commonly used to prevent or control excessive bleeding following childbirth and spontaneous or elective abortion, and also to aid in expulsion of retained products of conception after a missed abortion (miscarriage in which all or part of the fetus remains in the uterus) and to help deliver the placenta after childbirth.

Methylergometrine is sometimes used for both prevention [sic] and acute treatment of migraine.

Side effects

Adverse effects include

  • Cholinergic effects such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Coronary artery vasoconstriction
  • Severe systemic hypertension (especially in patients with preeclampsia)
  • Convulsions

In excessive doses, methylergometrine can also lead to cramping, respiratory depression and coma.

On Dec, 14, 2015: 796 people reported to have side effects when taking Methergine. Among them, 9 people (1.13%) have Hallucination.

Time on Methergine when people have Hallucination  :

  < 1 month 1 - 6 months 6 - 12 months 1 - 2 years 2 - 5 years 5 - 10 years 10+ years
Hallucination 50.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Methergine  :

  Female Male
Hallucination 100.00% 0.00%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Methergine  :

  0-1 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+
Hallucination 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 11.11% 44.44% 11.11% 0.00% 33.33%

 

 

On Dec, 20, 2015: 796 people reported to have side effects when taking Methergine. Among them, 17 people (2.14%) have Death.

Time on Methergine when people have Death  :

  < 1 month 1 - 6 months 6 - 12 months 1 - 2 years 2 - 5 years 5 - 10 years 10+ years
Death 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Methergine  :

  Female Male
Death 75.00% 25.00%

Age of people who have Death when taking Methergine  :

  0-1 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+
Death 33.33% 0.00% 5.56% 61.11% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

 

 

 

The source of the experience

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Concepts, symbols and science items

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