Cervidil Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Receive Cervidil?

You should not receive Cervidil if:
  • Your healthcare provider has determined that your baby may be in fetal distress (not doing well) and delivery is not about to happen.
  • You have had unexplained vaginal bleeding during your pregnancy.
  • Your baby's head or body may be too large to fit through your pelvis.
  • Prolonged contraction of your uterus may harm you or your baby.
  • You are already receiving drugs to induce labor intravenously (by IV).
  • You have given birth six or more times.
  • You are allergic to Cervidil, dinoprostone, other prostaglandins, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Cervidil should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before receiving it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
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