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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Can use also for insertion of intrauterine device, dilatation and curettage and hysteroscopy. This independent site has been set up to distribute dosage guidelines for the use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynaecology. Project materials FIGO’s advocacy pack: Reduce doses fig women with previous caesarean section.

Download the above chart in PDF format click here.

Most effective when used 48h after mifepristone mg. Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6.

Skip to main content. Gynuity have a wide range of useful resources available regarding misoprostol use which can be found here. Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: Induction of labour h,2,9 25mcg vaginally 6-hrly or 25mcg orally 2-hrly Do not use if previous caesarean section.


For fetal death in the third trimester see ‘Induction of Labour’ below. 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.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release! | FIGO

Pregnancy Termination a,b,1 1st Trimester. Human Reproduction, ; Kapp et al. Do not misporostol if previous caesarean section. A simplified dosage chart for non-doctors is also available here. A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d mislprostol 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.

The most common cause of PPH is poor contraction of the uterus uterine atony. If a higher dose than this is used, then uterine hyperstimulation with uterine rupture or fetal distress might be the result.


They are based on those originally produced by the Bellagio group in but updated regularly misoporstol. Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d. Missed abortion c,2 1st Trimester. Jessica MorrisProject Manager.

Dosage Guidelines

PPH treatment k,2,10 mcg sublingually single dose Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. A detailed document on this topic is available here. Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate.

Leave to work for 2 weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. A detailed misoprosto on this topic is available here Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6 wks: A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here. Follow the dosage regimes carefully and do not exceed those doses.

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