FIGO's updated recommendations for misoprostol used alone in gynecology and obstetrics - HHM

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Friday, 23 June 2017

FIGO's updated recommendations for misoprostol used alone in gynecology and obstetrics

Jessica L. Morris, Beverly Winikoff, Rasha Dabash, Andrew Weeks, Anibal Faundes, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, Nathalie Kapp, Laura Castleman, Caron Kim, Pak Chung Ho, Gerard H.A. Visser

International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FIGO) produced a chart detailing recommended dosages of misoprostol when used alone, for a variety of gynecologic and obstetric indications.

This article contains the latest updates to the previously published recommended regimens. The new FIGO misoprostol-only recommended regimens chart covers

  • General Changes
  • Number of doses
  • Route of administration
  • Misoprostol use in pregnancies with previous cesarean or transmural uterine scar
  • Management of pregnancy temination and fetal death over 26 weeks' gestation
  • Retrained placenta
  • Secondary prevention of postpartum hemorrhage for community-based programs


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