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To develop concise, patient-focussed, up to date, evidence-based, expert consensus recommendations for the management of… Expand Misoprostol, a synthetic prostaglandin E1 analogue, is commonly used for medical abortion, cervical priming, the management of… Expand BACKGROUND
Postpartum haemorrhage is a major cause of maternal mortality in the developing world. Although effective methods for… Expand BACKGROUND
Misoprostol (Cytotec, Searle) is a prostaglandin E1 analogue marketed for use in the prevention and treatment of… Expand Misoprostol is a prostaglandin E1 analogue that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be taken orally… Expand BACKGROUND
Postpartum haemorrhage is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Active management of the third stage of… Expand Background Misoprostol is effective for ulcers associated with the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) but is… Expand BACKGROUND
Mifepristone and a prostaglandin have been used successfully to terminate pregnancy in Europe and China. We report the… Expand Approximately 14 million patients in the United States regularly take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) for various… Expand A double-blind, placebo-controlled study was carried out to see whether the synthetic E prostaglandin, misoprostol, would prevent… Expand