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A 25-year-old female asked about a 35-year-old female:

i took 600mg of cytotec (misoprostol) for missed abortion. how long should it take for products of conception to pass?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 hours: Outside the hospital, for a missed abortion not greater than 8 weeks of pregnancy 600 micrograms of cytotec (misoprostol) swallowed by mouth should accomplish products of conception to pass within 3 - 6 hrs. If that fails a repeat dose may be considered.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2017

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