Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Cervidil
  2. Prepidil
  3. Prostin E2

Descriptions


Dinoprostone works by causing the cervix to thin and dilate (open) and the uterus to contract (cramp) the way it does during labor.

Dinoprostone may also be used for other purposes as determined by your doctor.

Dinoprostone is to be administered only by or under the immediate care of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tampon
  • Suppository
  • Gel/Jelly
  • Insert, Extended Release