The use of oral prostaglandin E2 to induce labor at term.

Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) was given to 60 patients to induce labor at term. Two dosage schedules were used: 30 patients were given 0.5 mg hourly and 30 patients were given 1.0 mg hourly. Membranes were ruptured when active labor had occurred. The Bishop score was used for inducibility quotient. In general, the higher the Bishop score, the shorter the delivery… CONTINUE READING