O Eicosanoids Approved For Human Clinical

Prostaglandin E2. PGE2 Dinoprostone (Prostin E2; Cervidil) is a naturally occurring prostaglandin that is administered in a single dose of 10 mg by controlled-release (0.3 mg/hr) vaginal insert to induce cervical ripening. Use of this agent will potentiate the effects of oxytocin.

Carboprost Tromethamine. Carboprost tromethamine, 15-(S)-methyl-PGF2a (Hemabate), is a prostaglandin derivative that has been modified to prevent metabolic oxidation of the 15-position alcohol function. This derivative may be administered in a hospital setting only in a dose of 250 ^g by deep intramuscular injection to induce abortion or to ameliorate severe postpartum hemorrhage.

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