Dinoprostone, Prostaglandin E{2}

Category: Women's Health / Fertility

Dinoprostone, Prostaglandin E{2} Overview

Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), also known as dinoprostone, is a naturally occurring prostaglandin with oxytocic properties that is used as a medication.[2][3][4] Dinoprostone is used in labor induction, bleeding after delivery, termination of pregnancy, and in newborn babies to keep the ductus arteriosus open.[2][5] In babies it is used in those with congenital heart defects until surgery can be carried out.[5&a...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dinoprostone, Prostaglandin E{2}
  • Gel: 0.5mg/3g, 0.5mg/3gm
  • Insert, Extended Release: 10mg
  • Suppository: 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Dinoprostone, Prostaglandin E{2}: (1 result)

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  • 55566-9500 Dinoprostone 10 mg/241mg Vaginal Insert by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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