Isosorbide Mononitrate versus Misoprostol for Cervical Ripening and Induction of Labour at Term.

@article{Guha2015IsosorbideMV,
  title={Isosorbide Mononitrate versus Misoprostol for Cervical Ripening and Induction of Labour at Term.},
  author={Kuhelika Guha and A Fatema and Pranab Kumar Biswas and Emdadul Haque},
  journal={Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={346-51}
}
To assess the efficacy and safety of isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) compared with misoprostol for cervical ripening and labour induction at term. In this comparative study two hundred term pregnant women with indication for induction of labour were randomly divided to receive either 40 mg IMN tablet vaginally (n=100) or 50 μg misoprostol tablet vaginally (n=100) every 6 hours interval for a maximum of 4 doses. Progress & outcome of cervical ripening, labour induction and adverse effects were… CONTINUE READING