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Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
  • Had vaginal bleeding during your pregnancy
  • Had a cesarean section (C-section) in the past
  • Had difficult labor or delivery in the past
  • Had major surgery on your uterus
  • Any disease or condition that affects your uterus
  • Given birth six or more times when the baby was not in the usual position (head down)
  • Genital herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Asthma or have ever had asthma, even as a child
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are breastfeeding (see Prepidil and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel to learn more, including information on who should not receive the drug.)

Dosing Information for Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel

There is only one standard recommended dose of dinoprostone vaginal gel. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel Dosage for more information.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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