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San Francisco, California 94110


Purpose:

Excessive bleeding after dilation and evacuation (D&E) requiring interventions is common, occurring in approximately 30% of cases at one large abortion-providing clinic. Uterotonic prophylaxis at the time of D&E, particularly with methylergonovine maleate (MM), is a common practice among D&E providers despite nearly no evidence for its efficacy. Finding ways to decrease excessive bleeding after D&E has the potential both to improve patient safety and to reduce costs of provider-initiated interventions. The investigators propose a randomized, controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of MM prophylaxis versus placebo in decreasing excessive bleeding measured by a composite outcome among women undergoing D&E at 20 to 24 weeks.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Between 20 wks 0 days gestation and 24 wks 0 days gestation - English or Spanish speaking - BP before injection 140/90 or below - 18 years old or over


NCT ID:

NCT02408965


Primary Contact:

N/A


Backup Contact:

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Location Contact:

San Francisco, California 94110
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 23, 2017

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