Prepidil

Prepidil

A brand name for DINOPROSTONE (Prostin E2).
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1] analogue uterine stimulant that is currently commercially available in obstetrics and gynaecology; all other prostaglandin preparations, commercially known as Prostin, Prandin, Prepidil, and by many other names, are prostaglandin [E.
In a prospective, randomized study of 111 obstetric patients, those who received Cytotec (misoprostol) had a quicker induction of labor, averaging 24 hours from the administration of the drug until delivery, compared with 30 hours in patients who received either Cervidil or Prepidil, Dr.
Nevertheless, Cytotec was associated with a significantly higher incidence of fetal heart tracing abnormalities and contraction abnormalities (50%), compared with Cervidil (14%) and Prepidil (11%), said Dr.
Cervidil and Prepidil are both indicated for cervical ripening.
5 mg of Prepidil every 6 hours for two doses, or 10 mg of Cervidil for 12 hours.
says that Prepidil gel, indicated for ripening unfavorable cervices in pregnant women, should be available to consumers in February.