Dinoprostone



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Dinoprostone Information



Dinoprostone Benefits & Uses

Dinoprostone is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

  • Abortion

Dinoprostone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Labor and Delivery Complications
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: 5 mL vaginal gel placed into the vagina


Dinoprostone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dinoprostone is used -

Mild

Unknown

  • Drowsiness
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Hypertension
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Allergic reaction

Dinoprostone Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Dinoprostone safe for pregnant women?


    The effects of Dinoprostone on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Dinoprostone safe during breastfeeding?


    In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Dinoprostone in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Dinoprostone is unavailable.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Dinoprostone on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Dinoprostone on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Dinoprostone on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Dinoprostone. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Dinoprostone on the Heart?


    Dinoprostone has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Dinoprostone with Other Drugs

Dinoprostone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe



Dinoprostone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dinoprostone unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Dinoprostone

  • Is this Dinoprostone habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Dinoprostone is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Dinoprostone can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Dinoprostone only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Dinoprostone is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Dinoprostone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Dinoprostone


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Dinoprostone and food will interact.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Dinoprostone


    Taking Dinoprostone and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

    Mild


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 437-438

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 189

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cervidil® (dinoprostone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prostin E2® (dinoprostone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prepidil® (dinoprostone)



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