Prepidil

Active Ingredient(s): Dinoprostone, Prostaglandin E{2}
FDA Approved: * December 9, 1992
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Prepidil Overview

Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), also known as dinoprostone, is a naturally occurring prostaglandin which is used as a medication.[1] As a medication it is used in labor induction, bleeding after delivery, termination of pregnancy, and in newborn babies to keep the ductus arteriosus open.[1][2] In babies it is used in those with congenital heart defects until surgery can be carried out.[2] It may be used within the vagina or by injection...

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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 Prepidil: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-3359 Prepidil .5 mg/3g Vaginal Gel by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company

Other drugs which contain Dinoprostone, Prostaglandin E{2} or a similar ingredient: (3 results)






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