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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Gynuity have a misopprostol range of useful resources available regarding misoprostol use which can be found here. A simplified dosage chart for non-doctors is also available here.

Jessica MorrisProject Manager What is postpartum haemorrhage? Do not use if previous caesarean section.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release!

Share this page Facebook Share this page on Twitter Print this page. Skip to main content. Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. A detailed document on this topic is available here.

Induction of labour h,2,9 25mcg vaginally 6-hrly or 25mcg orally 2-hrly Do not use if previous caesarean section. Reduce doses in women with previous caesarean section. Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: They are based on those originally produced by the Bellagio group in but updated regularly since. The aim of the survey was also to establish any challenges misooprostol implementing evidence-based practice, in order to further support FIGO Member Associations in working towards their maternal health goals.


Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release! | FIGO

A detailed document on this topic is available here Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6 wks: Follow the dosage regimes carefully and do not exceed those misopdostol. Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. Exclude second twin before administration. Incomplete abortion a,2,3,4 1st Trimester.

PPH leading to unnecessary deaths. Treatment of PPH with misoprostol, Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d.

For misorostol death in the third trimester see ‘Induction of Labour’ below. Pregnancy Termination a,b,1 1st Trimester.

Postpartum Haemorrhage PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries. Human Reproduction, ; Kapp et al. Lancet, ; Sheldon et al. Maternal Health Task Force blog. 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.

Dosage Guidelines

Missed abortion c,2 1st Trimester. Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6.

Leave to work for 2 weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. 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. Download the above chart in PDF format click here. 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.


Article on misprostol recommendations.

Dosage Guidelines – Misoprostol

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: This independent site has been set up to distribute dosage guidelines for the use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Safe single doses of vaginal misoprostol for producing uterine contractions at various gestations.