Buccal misoprostol for treatment of fetal death at 14-28 weeks of pregnancy: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
- March 13th, 2014
- Staff Publication
- Pregnancy Failure
- Bracken, Hillary, Winikoff, Beverly, Blumenthal, Paul, D., Buccal misoprostol for IUFD Research Group, Bracken, H., Ngoc, N.T., Banks, E., Blumenthal, P.D., Derman, R.J., Patel, A., Gold, M., Winikoff, B
This study sought to assess whether buccal misoprostol is effective for treating intrauterine fetal death. The authors found that a 200 mcg dose, repeated at 6-hour intervals, was more effective than a 100 mcg dose in evacuating the uterus within 48 hours. Contraception. 2014 Mar;89(3):187-92.
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