Dinoprostone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
Answers

What is Dinoprostone?

(dye noe PROST one)

Gel or vaginal insert:

• This medicine is used to get your cervix ready for childbirth.

Suppository:

• This medicine is used to end your pregnancy.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• If you have asthma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have glaucoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

Suppository:

• If you have anemia, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting.

• Diarrhea.

• Uterine contractions.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control...

 
Share