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Misoprostol for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage

Published
February 29th, 2012
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Authors
Winikoff, Beverly, Blum, Jennifer, Sheldon, Wendy R., Durocher, Jill, Sheldon, W.R., Blum, J., Durocher, J., Winikoff, B.

This review article describes the available evidence for the use of misoprostol for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). The authors argue that a solid body of evidence exists to justify the use of misoprostol for both indications.

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