Cervidil Dosage

Generic name: dinoprostone topical
Brand names: CervidilPrepidil, Prostin E2
Drug class: Uterotonic agents

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INSERT: 10 mg

Cervical ripening

[10 mg PV x1 for up to 12h]
Info: releases 0.3 mg/h; remove 12h after insertion, w/ onset of active labor, prior to amniotomy, or if uterine tachysystole, uterine hypersystole, uterine hypertonicity, or fetal distress

Renal dosing

[see below]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: caution advised