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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Project materials FIGO’s advocacy pack: Safe single doses of vaginal misoprostol for producing uterine contractions at various gestations. Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6. Exclude second twin before administration. Missed nisoprostol c,2 1st Trimester. A simplified dosage chart for non-doctors is also available here. If a higher dose than this is used, then uterine hyperstimulation with uterine rupture or fetal distress might be the result. Incomplete abortion a,2,3,4 1st Trimester.

Article on misprostol recommendations. Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: A detailed description of the treatment can jisoprostol be found here. Reduce doses in women with previous caesarean section.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release!

Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. Jessica MorrisProject Manager What is postpartum haemorrhage? A full pictorial guide on how to safely make up a ml misoprosttol of a 1 microgram per ml solution of misoprostol for oral administration can be found here.


They are based on those originally produced by the Bellagio group in misoproxtol updated regularly since. The correct dosage varies greatly according to gestation, indication and route of administration — using the correct dosage is vital for success and to prevent complications. A detailed document on this topic is available here. Gynuity have a wide range of useful resources available regarding misoprostol use which can be found here. Jessica MorrisProject Manager.

Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. A detailed document on this topic is available here Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6 wks: Misoprostol is a very powerful stimulator of uterine contractions in late pregnancy and can cause fetal death and uterine rupture if used in high doses.

Induction of labour h,2,9 25mcg vaginally 6-hrly or 25mcg orally mlsoprostol Do not use if previous caesarean section. Maternal Health Task Force blog. Download the above chart in PDF format click here. The most common cause of PPH is poor contraction of the uterus uterine atony.

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Can use also for insertion of intrauterine device, dilatation and curettage and hysteroscopy. Share this page Facebook Share this page on Twitter Misopprostol this page. Usability website access settings. Skip to main content.


The aim of the survey was also to establish any challenges to implementing evidence-based practice, in order to further support FIGO Member Associations in working towards their maternal rigo goals. Treatment of PPH with misoprostol, Lancet, ; Sheldon et al.

PPH misoprostok to unnecessary deaths. Pregnancy Termination a,b,1 1st Trimester. A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d weeks: This independent site has been set up to distribute dosage guidelines for the use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Instructions on preparing the oral solution can be found here. Leave to work for 2 weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection.

Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d. Do not use if previous caesarean section.