Brand Names : Cervidil, Prepidil, Prostin E, prostaglandin E 2, PGE 2
Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted
effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur
they may need medical attention.
Tell the health care professional immediately
if any of the following side effects occur:
Less common or rare
Fast or slow heartbeat; hives; increased pain of the uterus; pale,
cool, blotchy skin on arms or legs; pressing or painful
feeling in chest; shortness of breath; swelling of face, inside the nose, and eyelids; tightness in chest; trouble in breathing; weak or absent pulse in arms or legs; wheezing
Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical
attention. These side effects usually go away after the medicine is stopped.
However, let the health care professional know if any of the following side
effects continue or are bothersome:
This procedure may still result in some effects,
which occur after the procedure is completed, that need medical attention.
Check with your doctor if any of the following side effects occur:
Chills or shivering (continuing); fever
(continuing); foul-smelling vaginal discharge; pain in lower abdomen; unusual increase
in bleeding of the uterus
Other side effects
not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other
effects, check with your health care professional.