1x1ml ampoule of ergometrine maleate B.P. injection

Made:
1960-1985
maker:
Unknown

1x1ml amber glass ampoule of ergometrine maleate B.P. injection. 50 mm x 6 mm, 3g Information printed directly onto the ampoule in yellow lettering, reads, ' PP/ P.O.M./ INJECTION OF/ ERGOMETRINE/ MALEATE/ B.P./ 500 mcg in 1 ml/ ...' Although chemically similar to LSD, ergometrine is not controlled. It is used medicinally in child-birth to stimulate the smooth muscle of the uterus and encourage the passing of the placenta. It can also be used to induce a spasm in the coronary arteries. Maker unknown, 1960-1985.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1987-311/401
type:
ergometrine maleate
credit:
Hulbert, C.

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