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Dinoprostone may not be safe for women who have had vaginal bleeding during their pregnancy or those who have had a C-section in the past. Other precautions to be aware of when receiving dinoprostone include warnings of potential blood clotting problems, an amniotic fluid embolism, or other potentially serious complications. To minimize the risk for these problems, your healthcare provider will need your complete medical history.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving dinoprostone (Cervidil®, Prepidil®, Prostin E2®) if you have:
 
 
In addition, let your healthcare provider know if you are breastfeeding or taking any other medications, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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