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dinoprost

 [di´no-prost]
name given to prostaglandin F when used as a pharmaceutical; used as an oxytocic for induction of abortion, to evacuate the uterus in the management of missed abortion, and in the treatment of hydatidiform mole. Available as the tromethamine salt.

di·no·prost

(dī'nō-prost),
An oxytocic agent.
Synonym(s): prostaglandin F2α

dinoprost

/di·no·prost/ (di´no-prost) name for prostaglandin F when used as a pharmaceutical; used as the base or the tromethamine salt as an oxytocic for induction of abortion, for evacuation of the uterus in management of missed abortion, and in treatment of hydatidiform mole.

dinoprost

prostaglandin F stimulates contraction of the myometrium and luteolysis. Used as the tromethamine and administered intra-amniotically to induce abortion.
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