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Jill Durocher

Misoprostol: adjunct treatment to standard uterotonics for treatment of PPH

Published
May 22nd, 2010
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
Winikoff, Beverly, Blum, Jennifer, Widmer, M., Blum, J., Hofmeyr, G.J., Carroli, G., Abdel-Aleem, H., Lumbiganon, P., Ngoc, N.T.N., Wojdyla, D., Thinkhamrop, J., Singata, M., Mignini, L.E., Abdel-Aleem, M.A., Thach, T.S., Winikoff, B.
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This article reports on a study evaluating misoprostol used in conjunction with routine injectable uterotonics for treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. The findings do not support clinical use of 600mcg sublingual misoprostol in addition to standard injectable uterotonics for treatment of postpartum hemorrhage.

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