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Cervical Ripening with Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel (Prostin®)

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Women and Children's Health

Prostin® is a medicated gel containing a medication called dinoprostone (prostaglandin E2). It softens the cervix to get it ready for labour. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get Prostin®, possible complications of Prostin®, and when you should call or return to the hospital. 

This pamphlet is also available in French: FF85-1817
Maturation cervicale au moyen du gel vaginal de dinoprostone (ProstinMD)

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