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Sublingual misoprostol for incomplete abortion

Published:
Jun. 2009
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Pregnancy Failure and Miscarriage
Authors:
Blumenthal, Paul, D., Diop, Ayisha, Raghavan, Sheila, Winikoff, Beverly Diop, A., Raghavan, S., Rakotovao, J., Comendant, R., Blumenthal, P., Winikoff, B.

This study compared misoprostol 600 mcg oral vs. 400 mcg sublingual for the treatment of incomplete abortion. The study was conducted with local colleagues in Madagascar and Moldova. Efficacy rates were 94.6% and 94.5%, for the oral and sublingual routes, respectively.

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