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Cerviprime Gel

By ZYDUS HEALTHCARE LIMITED
Refrigerated
3g Gel in Tube
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Cerviprime 0.5 MG Description

Cerviprime 0.5 MG gel helps to induce labour in women: When the woman is ready to deliver a full-term baby, but the labour hasn’t started When there is a concern to the health of the mother When

there is a concern to the health of the baby Dinoprostone is the active ingredient of Cerviprime 0.5 MG gel. Prostaglandin dinoprostone stimulates uterine muscles and makes it easy to pass for the baby. Cerviprime 0.5 MG gel belongs to the class of medicines called oxytocics or uterotonics. Oxytocics or uterotonics are labour-inducing medicines. Labour pain is the process of helping the baby to come out of the womb via the birth canal/ vagina. Here, first, the uterus starts contractions that are regular and frequent. Gradually, the frequency and intensity of the uterine contractions increase, they become more regular. Usually, completing 40 weeks of pregnancy is the time for delivering the baby. When the woman is 40 weeks pregnant and the labour has not yet started, your doctor might choose to induce labour.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹259.91
You Save₹42.31 (14% on MRP)
ContainsDinoprostone(0.5 Mg)
UsesFor inducing labour when the woman is ready to deliver, When there is a concern to the health of the baby or the mother.
Side effectsDiarrhoea, Vomiting, Back pain, Flushes
TherapyDRUGS ACTING ON UTERUS
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uses

Uses of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

  • Cerviprime Gel helps induce labour in women
contraindications

Contraindications of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to any ingredient of Cerviprime Gel.
  • If your pelvis is small for the baby, or the baby has grown beyond the recommended weight, or you are older than 35 years.
  • If you had a C section in the past or any major surgery of the uterus.
  • If you are having strong contractions already.
  • If there are any obstructions in the pathway of delivery or if the baby is not receiving enough oxygen.
  • If the baby’s head is too large.
  • If the placenta is lying near the neck of the womb/ the placenta is separated from the womb/ If the baby is wrongly positioned in the birth canal.
  • If the womb is overextended/ likely to tear.
  • If the uterine contractions do not increase or if there is severe pre-eclamptic toxaemia, the use of Cerviprime Gel for a prolonged time is not recommended.
  • If you had a previous delivery that was difficult or if the child was in breech position (feet comes out first).
  • If there were any complications or any history of miscarriage.
  • *Pre-eclamptic toxaemia is a condition wherein the pregnant woman has swelling in legs, feet, and hands, high blood pressure, and proteins in the urine
  • *Breech position is the feet first position. Usually, during vaginal delivery, the head comes out first. Breech position is when the baby comes out with feet first.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

  • Cerviprime 0.5 MG gel causes side effects such as:
  • Diarrhoea/ lose motion
  • Vomiting
  • Back pain
  • Flushing skin/ skin turns reddish
  • Usually, the side effects disappear on their own. However, if you find them severe/ persistent/ bothersome, let your doctor know. Your doctor can suggest ways to deal with the symptoms or prevent them...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Cerviprime Gel during pregnancy?
A:
Doctors apply Cerviprime Gel to facilitate labour when the woman is ready to deliver. Thus, it is safe only if advised and applied by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cerviprime Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Cerviprime might pass through breast milk in limited quantity and harm the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Cerviprime Gel?
A:
No. You should not drive after the application of Cerviprime Gel. Driving is not safe as it causes uterine contractions.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol on Cerviprime Gel?
A:
Alcohol is not recommended. Cerviprime 0.5 MG gel might interact with alcohol and cause unwanted side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience side effects. Rarely, Cerviprime Gel can cause side effects such as increased uterine contractions or foetal distress/ baby receiving less oxygen. However, as you will be in the hospita...
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  • You have or ever had any health issues such as liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, glaucoma/ increased pressure in the eyes, epilepsy/ fits, genital herpes/ a type of sexually transmitted di...
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  • You are taking any medicines, including dietary supplements or alternative treatments, you should inform your doctor. Other medication might change the effectiveness of Cerviprime Gel or the way it wo...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Cerviprime Gel contains a natural substance called prostaglandin dinoprostone. It is a substance that a woman’s body naturally produces when it is ready to deliver the baby. Prostaglandin softens and ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

  • Cerviprime Gel is not for self-use. It is for use only in hospital settings, under the supervision of doctors.
  • Induction of labour is always pre-planned. Your doctor might discuss all the advantages and disadvantages of inducing labour with you in the previous appointment.
  • They may ask you to lie down at least for 30 minutes after applying the gel.
  • Your doctor might monitor you at regular intervals to assess the uterine contractions.
  • If the contractions are not strong enough, your doctor might apply a second dose of gel.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions.
interactions

Interactions of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cerviprime Gel interacts with other oxytocic medicines/ labour-inducing medicines such as oxytocin, ergonovine, carbetocin, or methylergonovine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

Store Cerviprime Gel in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. Check the medicine's expiration date. Do not dispose of the medication in the toilet. To dispose of medicine, combine it with anything that is ...
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dosage

Dosage of Cerviprime 0.5 MG

Overdose

Your doctor will apply only the required quantity of Cerviprime Gel. Your doctor and his/her team will monitor closely to avoid overdose.

Missed a Dose

In the hospital setting, your doctor will ensure Cerviprime Gel dosage at the right time.

Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take before the application of Cerviprime Gel?

A: Talk to your doctor about your detailed history of pregnancy, medical history, and family history. Include all details, such as any allergy.

Q: The first application of Cerviprime Gel did not provide desired results? Can I apply the gel for the second time?

A: Your doctor will assess your condition and apply the second dose of Cerviprime Gel only if needed

Q: Can I have food before the application of Cerviprime Gel?

A: You can have food. Follow your doctor’s advice.
Product Details
Brand
CERVIPRIME
Expires on or After
12/07/2024
Last Updated on: 01 Mar 2022 | 09:01 PM (IST)
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