Safe induction of labour with low-dose misoprostol, but less effective than the conventional dinoprostone regimen.


INTRODUCTION Off-label use of the prostaglandin-E1 analogue misoprostol has become standard practice when inducing labour. In Denmark, a low-dosage misoprostol regimen is common. The regimen consists of one 25 µg application on the first day of induction. The registered prostaglandin-E2 analogue dinoprostone is used in 3 and 6 mg doses. This study compared… (More)