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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Usability website access settings. 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. Human Reproduction, ; Kapp et al.

Follow the dosage regimes carefully and do not exceed those doses. Instructions on preparing the oral solution can be found here. Incomplete abortion a,2,3,4 1st Trimester.

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Reduce doses in women with previous caesarean section. Share this page Facebook Share this page on Twitter Print this page. Jessica MorrisProject Manager What is postpartum haemorrhage?

The correct dosage varies greatly according to gestation, indication misoprosyol route of administration — using the correct dosage is vital for fugo and to prevent complications. Gynuity have a wide range of useful resources available regarding misoprostol use which can be found here. Postpartum Haemorrhage PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries.


For fetal death in the third trimester see ‘Induction of Labour’ below. Jessica MorrisProject Manager. Safe single doses of vaginal misoprostol for producing uterine contractions at various gestations. 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 member 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 survey of our member societies, to find out about their national guidelines for PPH, and inclusion of key PPH medicines on essential medicines lists EMLs.

The aim of the survey was also to establish any challenges to gigo evidence-based practice, in order to further support FIGO Member Fig in working towards their maternal health goals. A detailed document on this topic is available here Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6 wks: Maternal Health Task Force blog. Most effective when used 48h after mioprostol mg. Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release! | FIGO

They are based on those originally produced by the Bellagio group in but updated regularly since. PPH leading to unnecessary deaths.


Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. Pregnancy Termination a,b,1 1st Trimester.

A detailed document on this topic is available here. Do not use if previous caesarean section. A simplified dosage chart for non-doctors is also available here.

Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: Induction of labour h,2,9. Skip to main content. Article on misprostol recommendations. 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.

PPH treatment k,2,10 mcg sublingually single dose Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. 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. Missed abortion c,2 1st Trimester.

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