PDF | On Jun 23, , Jessica L Morris and others published FIGO’s updated recommendations for misoprostol used alone in gynecology and. In , the International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FIGO) produced a chart detailing recommended dosages of misoprostol. These dosage guidelines are produced by FIGO and WHO. Recommended doses of Misoprostol (Cytotec®) are provided in this site along with instructions for.

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PPH leading to unnecessary deaths.

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Conducted a review of the latest evidence which led to updating of the chart Conducted more than 40 expert panel sessions to disseminate the latest clinical information on PPH management Launched a survey with our misoprosttol societies to find out more about the current status of country-level guidelines on PPH management FIGO’s member society survey In FIGO conducted a misoprotsol of our member societies, to find out about their national guidelines for PPH, and inclusion of key PPH medicines on essential medicines lists EMLs.

Safe single doses of vaginal misoprostol for producing uterine contractions at mosoprostol gestations. Instructions on preparing the oral solution can be found here. A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d weeks: Jessica MorrisProject Manager.


Leave to work for 2 weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. Incomplete abortion a,2,3,4 misoproatol Trimester. A detailed document on this topic is available here Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6 wks: This independent site has been set up to distribute dosage guidelines for the use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Jessica MorrisProject Manager What is postpartum haemorrhage?

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Can use also for insertion of intrauterine device, dilatation and curettage and hysteroscopy. Misoprostol is a very fgio stimulator of uterine contractions in late pregnancy and can cause fetal death and uterine rupture if used in high doses. A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here.

The most common cause of PPH is poor contraction of the uterus uterine atony. Postpartum Haemorrhage PPH is the leading cause of maternal misoprosotl in low-income countries.

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Article on misprostol recommendations. Most effective when used 48h after mifepristone mg. Treatment of PPH with misoprostol, Human Reproduction, ; Kapp et al.

Gynuity have a wide range of useful resources available regarding misoprostol use which can be found here. If a higher dose than this is used, then uterine hyperstimulation with uterine rupture or fetal distress might be the result.

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Project materials FIGO’s advocacy pack: The correct dosage varies misoproshol according to gestation, indication and route of administration — using the correct dosage is vital for success and to prevent complications.

Induction of labour h,2,9 25mcg vaginally 6-hrly or 25mcg orally 2-hrly Do not use if previous caesarean section. Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. Share this page Facebook Share this page on Twitter Print this page. Induction of labour h,2,9. For fetal death in the third trimester see ‘Induction of Labour’ below.

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Follow the dosage regimes carefully and do not exceed those doses. Usability website access settings. Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: A full pictorial guide on how to safely make up a ml batch of a 1 microgram per ml solution of misoprostol for oral administration can be found here. Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d.