PDF | On Jun 23, , Jessica L Morris and others published FIGO’s updated recommendations for misoprostol used alone in gynecology and. In , the International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FIGO) produced a chart detailing recommended dosages of misoprostol. These dosage guidelines are produced by FIGO and WHO. Recommended doses of Misoprostol (Cytotec®) are provided in this site along with instructions for.

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Reduce doses in women with previous caesarean section. A simplified dosage chart for non-doctors is also available here. Incomplete abortion a,2,3,4 1st Trimester. Human Reproduction, ; Kapp et al. Do not use if previous caesarean section. Advocating for improved access to postpartum hemorrhage management: The aim of the survey misoprosto also to misooprostol any challenges to implementing evidence-based practice, in order to further support FIGO Member Associations in working towards their maternal health goals.

Postpartum Haemorrhage PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries. For fetal death in the third trimester see ‘Induction of Labour’ below. Pregnancy Termination a,b,1 1st Trimester.

Instructions on preparing the oral solution can be found here. The most common cause of PPH is poor contraction of the uterus uterine atony.

A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d weeks: Conducted a review of the latest evidence which led to updating of the chart Conducted more than 40 expert panel sessions to disseminate the latest clinical information on PPH management Launched a survey with our member societies to find out more about the current status of country-level guidelines on PPH management FIGO’s member society survey In FIGO conducted a survey of our member societies, to find out about their national guidelines for PPH, and inclusion of key PPH medicines on essential medicines lists EMLs.


Follow the dosage regimes carefully and do not exceed those doses.

Dosage Guidelines – Misoprostol

Gynuity have a wide range of useful resources available regarding misoprostol use which can be found here. PPH leading to unnecessary deaths. Project materials FIGO’s advocacy pack: Treatment of PPH with misoprostol, Share this page Facebook Share this page on Twitter Print this page.

Cervical ripening for surgical abortion a,d.

A detailed document on this topic is available here. If a higher dose than this is used, then uterine hyperstimulation with uterine rupture or fetal distress might be the result. Article on misprostol recommendations.

Usability website access settings. Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. Jessica MorrisProject Manager. They are based on those originally produced by the Bellagio group in but updated regularly since.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release! | FIGO

Skip to main content. Most effective when used 48h after mifepristone mg. Intrauterine fetal death f,g,1,5,6. A detailed description of the treatment can also be found here.

This independent site has been set jisoprostol to distribute dosage guidelines for the use of misoprostol in obstetrics and gynaecology. Download the above chart in PDF format click here.


Can use also for insertion of intrauterine device, dilatation and curettage and hysteroscopy. PPH treatment k,2,10 mcg sublingually single dose Where oxytocin is not available or storage conditions are inadequate. Induction of labour h,2,9.

Exclude second twin before administration. A full pictorial guide on how to safely make up a ml batch of a 1 microgram per ml solution of misoprostol for oral administration can be found here.

Misoprostol Dosage Chart – new release!

Safe single doses of vaginal misoprostol for producing uterine contractions at various gestations. Lancet, ; Sheldon et al.

Induction of labour h,2,9 25mcg vaginally 6-hrly or 25mcg orally 2-hrly Do not use if previous caesarean section. The correct dosage varies greatly according to gestation, indication and route of administration fgio using the correct dosage is vital for success and to prevent complications.

Misoprostol is a very powerful stimulator of uterine contractions in late pregnancy and can cause fetal death and uterine rupture gigo used in high doses. Missed abortion c,2 1st Trimester. Jessica MorrisProject Manager What is postpartum haemorrhage? Maternal Health Task Force blog. Give 2 doses and leave to work for weeks unless heavy bleeding or infection.