Primigyn

Primigyn

dinoprostone

Manufacturer:

BSV Bioscience Phils

Distributor:

Sandoval
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Dinoprostone
Indications/Uses
Ripening & dilatation of unfavorable cervix in pregnant women for labour induction.
Dosage/Direction for Use
0.5 mg into cervical canal just below level of internal os. Remain recumbent or lying down on one side for at least 30 min.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to dinoprostone & prostaglandins. History of cesarean section or major uterine surgery, cephalopelvic disproportion, history of difficult labor &/or traumatic delivery, grand multiparae w/ ≥6 previous term pregnancies w/ non-vertex presentation, hyperactive or hypertonic uterine patterns, fetal distress where delivery is not imminent, in obstet emergencies where the benefit-to-risk for the fetus or mother favors surgical intervention. When vag delivery is not indicated as in herpes genitalis & patients w/ vasa previa, placenta previa or unexplained vag bleeding during pregnancy. Pregnancy (early, mid-trimester) & lactation.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ glaucoma or raised IOP, asthma or history of asthma, pelvic infections, cardiac & lung disease, renal & hepatic impairment. Monitor uterine activity, foetal status, cervical dilatation & effacement.
Adverse Reactions
Occasional nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea, vag irritations, abdominal & back pain, headache, dizziness; uterine contractile abnormalities w/ or w/o foetal distress; intrapartum foetal bradycardia.
MIMS Class
Drugs Acting on the Uterus
ATC Classification
G02AD02 - dinoprostone ; Belongs to the class of prostaglandins. Used to induce abortion or augment labour and to minimize blood loss from the placental site.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Primigyn cervical gel 0.5 mg
Packing/Price
((w/catheter)) 3 g x 1's
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