Complications of labour or delivery ICD11 code: JB0Z
Core only for use for induction of labour where appropriate facilities are available.
Local > Vaginal > tablet: 25 µg
Adolescents and adults
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
As part of the recommendation to include misoprostol 200 mcg oral tablets on the EML for the prevention of post-partum haemhorrage, the Expert Committee recommended moving misoprostol from the complementary to the core list, and the addition of a note for the 25 microgram vaginal tablet stating "Only for use for induction of labour where appropriate facilities are available".