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Sublingual misoprostol allergy: a case report

Ezema Evaristus Chinonye
Oranusi Ifeatu Ogochukwu
Umeh George Chima
Okafor Chigozie Geofrey
Okam Princeston Chukwuemeka
Stanley C. Egbogu


Misoprostol is being used in obstetrics especially during the first and third trimesters of pregnancy. It has become a good drug for prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage. It is considered a safe drug with few side effects. However, we present a report of a rare severe hypersensitivity reaction in a patient who had sublingual misoprostol for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage.

Keywords: Misoprostol; Sublingual, Postpartum Haemorrhage; Hypersensitivity

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eISSN: 2667-0526
print ISSN: 1115-2613