Side effects of oral misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: results of a community-based randomised controlled trial in rural India.

@article{Patted2009SideEO,
  title={Side effects of oral misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: results of a community-based randomised controlled trial in rural India.},
  author={Shobhana S Patted and Shivaprasad S. Goudar and Vijaya A. Naik and Mrutyunjaya B. Bellad and Stanley A. Edlavitch and Bhalachandra S. Kodkany and Ashlesha Patel and Hrishikesh Chakraborty and Richard J. Derman and Stacie E. Geller},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={24-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the side effects of 600 microg oral misoprostol given for the mother and the newborn to prevent postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). METHODS One thousand six hundred twenty women delivering at home or subcentres in rural India were randomised to receive misoprostol or placebo in the third stage of labour. Women were evaluated for… CONTINUE READING