Prostin E2

Prostin E2 is used to terminate a pregnancy. This medication may cause a warm, tingling redness on your skin called flushing.

Prostin E2 Overview


Prostin E2 is a prescription medication used to terminate a pregnancy. This medication is a synthetic version of prostaglandin E2, a naturally hormone important for preparing the cervix during labor.

Prostin E2 comes as a suppository. It is administered by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects include strong uterine contractions, headache, and nausea.


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Uses of Prostin E2

Prostin E2 is a prescription medication used to terminate a pregnancy.

Prostin E2 is also used for the evacuation of the uterine contents in the management of missed abortion or intrauterine fetal death.

Prostin E2 is also used to manage nonmetastatic gestational trophoblastic disease (benign hydatidiform mole).

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.



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Prostin E2 Drug Class

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Prostin E2 FDA Warning

Prostin E2, as with other potent oxytocic agents, should be used only with strict adherence to recommended dosages. Prostin E2 should be used by medically trained personnel in a hospital which can provide immediate intensive care and acute surgical facilities.