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Active ingredients: misoprostol
What it is used 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.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Vaginal
- Store below minus 18 degrees Celsius (deep freeze)
- Store in a deep freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient misoprostol
This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
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