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LABOR INDUCTION
Labor induction is when an external agent is employed to stimulate contractions before the onset of spontaneous labor.
Labor augmentation uses the same techniques as labor induction but uterine contractions (frequency, duration and strength) are enhanced once labor has started.
Labor induction is generally indicated when the benefits of delivery outweigh the risks of continuing the pregnancy.
Women at 42 weeks of gestation who chose not to undergo labor induction should be monitored more often with at least twice-weekly assessment of fetal well-being (cardiotocography & estimation of maximum amniotic pool depth by ultrasound).

Labor Induction Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Obstet Induce parturition in cases of uterine inertia during 3rd stage of labour. Prophylactically & thera...

Indication: Antepartum: Induction of labour, augmentation of labour in selected cases of uterine interia. Postpartum: Caes...

Indication: Induction of labour, especially in patients w/ favourable induction features.

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