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Prostin E2

When and How to Use It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Prostin E2 include the following:
  • Prostin E2 comes in the form of a suppository. It is inserted high into the vagina.
  • The suppository should only be administered by a trained medical provider in a hospital setting.
  • You will be lying down when you receive this medication, and will need to remain lying down for at least 10 minutes after suppository is inserted.
  • For Prostin E2 to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.

Dosing Information

The dose of Prostin E2 your healthcare provider recommends will depend on how you respond to the medicine. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Prostin E2 Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Prostin E2

Just like any medicine, Prostin E2 may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects seen with Prostin E2 include but are not limited to:
(Click Prostin E2 Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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