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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Dinoprostone (Overview)

Dinoprostone is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Can you have cervidil in for 25 hours?

Can you have cervidil in for 25 hours?

Usually not: Cervidil is a medicine used to start opening the cervix in pregnant women who are being induced even though their cervix is pretty much not open. Usually we leave it in for 8 to 12 hours. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
40 doctors shared insights

Dinoprostone (Overview)

Dinoprostone is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Flavedon: Read this article first===>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trimetazidine. The drug is principally used now for patients with angina (heart pain) and has been shown to be effective. It should not be used if you have any movement disorders such a s restless leg syndrome or parkinson's-like neurologist symptoms. Rad the side effects and you and your doctor van decide whether its right for you. ...Read more

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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Any docs familiar with the cervix softening gel prepidil? What can you tell me about it?

Any docs familiar with the cervix softening gel prepidil? What can you tell me about it?

Ripens the cervix...: Prostaglandins are natural body substances that are involved in the softening and dilation of the cervix in preparation for birth. Prepidil is Prostaglandin E2. It can be used help make the cervix ready for labor as part of the induction of labor. It is placed in the vagina in the hospital while the baby is monitored. It can cause contractions or less commonly, labor. Its very effective. ...Read more

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What is cervidil?

What is cervidil?

Cervidil: Is a vaginal insert approved to start and/or continue the ripening of the cervix in pregnant women who are at or near the time of delivery and in whom there is a medical reason for inducing (bringing on) labor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: PGE2 allergy?

What is the definition or description of: PGE2 allergy?

Misguided Reaction: PGE2 (Prostaglandin E2 or Dinoprostone) allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to PGE2 that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you have cervidil in for 25 hours?

Usually not: Cervidil is a medicine used to start opening the cervix in pregnant women who are being induced even though their cervix is pretty much not open. Usually we leave it in for 8 to 12 hours. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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Prepidil (Definition)

Prepidil is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more


Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Cervidil (Definition)

Cervidil is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more