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The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 800 microg misoprostol (Cytotec) every 8 h for 24 h for pharmacological abortion; the treatment was repeated if abortion did not occur in the first 24-h interval. The first misoprostol doses were always self-administered into the vagina; the second and third doses could be administered(More)
The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 800 microg misoprostol every 12 h, up to three doses, for pharmacological second-trimester abortion. The misoprostol doses were always administered by doctors into the vagina. Two-hundred and sixty-nine women with gestations within 12 and 20 weeks were recruited into the study. The main(More)
The objectives of the present clinical study were to evaluate the safety and efficacy of misoprostol (Cytotec), self-administered into the vagina for medical abortion, in adolescents under 18 years ofage. A group of 150 adolescents with gestations between 63 and 84 days, with previous written consent from the patient and parents or guardians, received 800(More)
The objectives of the present clinical study were to evaluate the safety and efficacy of misoprostol (Cytotec) self-administered into the vagina for medical abortion in adolescents under the age of 18 years. After obtaining written consent from the patients and parents or guardians, a group of 150 adolescents with gestations between 35 and 63 days received(More)
The objective of this study was to compare the oral and vaginal administration of misoprostol for cervical priming before surgical abortion up to 63 days' gestation. A total of 900 pregnant women, with ages ranging from 18 to 42 years, who asked for pregnancy termination, were included in this study. Women were randomly allocated to one of the following(More)
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