Misodel is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) misoprostol. On this page you will find out more about Misodel, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
Active ingredient in this medicine: misoprostol
Information for medicine and pack size:
Misodel 200 microgram modified release pessary, 1
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
MISODEL is indicated for the induction of labour in women with an unfavourable cervix, from 36 weeks gestation: ? in whom induction is clinically indicated ? in a hospital where continuous electronic foetal monitoring is available.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Vaginal insert is rectangular in shape with rounded corners, is buff coloured, semi-transparent, non-biodegradable and measures approximately 30 mm x 10 mm x 0.8 mm. The polymer retrieval system consists of an inert woven polyester pouch and tail.|
|Dosage Form||Pessary, modified release|
|Route of administration||Vaginal|
1 x vaginal insert: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 x vaginal inserts: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below minus 18 degrees Celsius (deep freeze)|
|Storage conditions||Store in a deep freeze|
|Life time||36 Months|