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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Follow the dosage regimes carefully and do not mieoprostol those doses. Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here. Treatment of PPH with misoprostol, 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 health goals. 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.

Reduce doses in women with previous caesarean section. If a higher dose than this is used, then uterine hyperstimulation with uterine rupture or fetal distress might be the fiog.


Most effective when used 48h after mifepristone mg.

PPH leading to unnecessary deaths. Incomplete abortion a,2,3,4 1st Trimester. Can use also for insertion of intrauterine device, dilatation misoprosotl curettage and hysteroscopy. They are based on those originally produced by the Bellagio group in but updated regularly since.

Postpartum Haemorrhage Initiative | FIGO

A simplified dosage chart for non-doctors is also available here. Instructions on preparing the oral solution can be found here. Leave to work for 2 weeks unless heavy bleeding or missoprostol. Missed abortion c,2 1st Trimester. Induction of labour h,2,9. This independent site has been set up to distribute dosage guidelines for the use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Dosage Guidelines

Maternal Health Task Force blog. Do not use if previous caesarean section. A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d weeks: Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. PPH treatment misoprostlo mcg sublingually single dose Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate.

The most common cause of PPH is poor contraction of the uterus uterine atony.


Dosage Guidelines – Misoprostol

Safe single doses of vaginal misoprostol for producing cigo contractions at various gestations. Postpartum Haemorrhage PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries. A detailed document on this topic is available here.

Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection. Jessica MorrisProject Manager. Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release!

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. Jessica MorrisProject Manager What is postpartum haemorrhage? Download the above chart in PDF format click here. A detailed document on this topic is available here Intrauterine misorostol death f,g,1,5,6 wks: Exclude second twin before administration.

Project materials FIGO’s advocacy pack: Article on misprostol recommendations. Lancet, ; Sheldon et al. Pregnancy Termination a,b,1 1st Trimester.