Dinoprostone topical is used in a pregnant woman to relax the muscles of the cervix or the opening of the uterus, in preparation for inducing labor.
How it Works
Dinoprostone is known as a prostaglandin, which is a hormone-like substance that is naturally produced by tissues in the body. Dinoprostone works by causing softening and dilation of the cervix.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Dinoprostone may suffer from such side effects; Chills or shivering, Fever, Foul-smelling vaginal discharge, Pain in lower abdomen, Unusual increase in bleeding of the uterus