Don't misuse misosprostol prior to inserting IUD (VIDEO)

September 5, 2014

Vaginal misoprostol applied prior to intrauterine device (IUD) insertion does not make the procedure go any easier or lessen the patient’s pain, a Dutch study shows. And because the drug has side-effects, the research team suggests it probably shouldn’t be used at all for this purpose. Video provided by The Doctor's Channel.

Vaginal misoprostol applied prior to intrauterine device (IUD) insertion does not make the procedure go any easier or lessen the patient’s pain, a Dutch study shows. And because the drug has side-effects, the research team suggests it probably shouldn’t be used at all for this purpose.

This video is part of the Contraception Resource Center

Video provided by: The Doctor's Channel