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Sublingual misoprostol for incomplete abortion

Published
June 4th, 2009
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Pregnancy Failure and Miscarriage
Authors
Winikoff, Beverly, Diop, Ayisha, Blumenthal, Paul, D., Raghavan, Sheila, 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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