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Brand name: Prostin E2 TM

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Active ingredients: dinoprostone

What it is used for

For induction of labour in term or near-term pregnant women who have favourable induction features. INDICATIONS AS AT 27 AUGUST 2003: Induction of labour in term or near-term pregnant women who have favourable induction features; and who have singleton pregnancy with a vertex presentation.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Vaginal. This medicine is given via the vagina.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Homogenous, colourless, semi-translucent viscous gel.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient dinoprostone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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