Efficacy and safety of misoprostol in induction of labour in a Nigerian tertiary hospital.

@article{Abdul2007EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of misoprostol in induction of labour in a Nigerian tertiary hospital.},
  author={Mohammed A. Abdul and Umi Nursheila Nur Ibrahim and Mochamad Yusuf and Hassan A-A Musa},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={213-6}
}
BACKGROUND Misoprostol - a stable prostaglandin E1 analogue- is effective and safe in the induction of labour. There is paucity of information about the use of misoprostol for labour induction in Nigeria. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of misoprostol in the induction of labour in the third trimester. METHODS. Consecutive patients for induction of labour were randomized into misoprostol or oxytocin study groups. The misoprostol group received intravaginal 50 microg 6- hourly to a maximum… CONTINUE READING

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