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User Reviews for Cervidil

Cervidil has an average rating of 4.9 out of 10 from a total of 13 ratings on Drugs.com. 50% of those users who reviewed Cervidil reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.

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Labor Induction  
4.9
13 reviews 6 medications
Summary of Cervidil reviews 4.9 13 reviews

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Reviews for Cervidil

Lou · Taken for less than 1 month May 3, 2021

For Labor Induction: “Had three cervical sweeps after 41 weeks and still nothing. Was in no real rush to have baby out, I was patient but it was quite overdue. Took Cervadil at 8am at the hospital, then at 10pm contractions really began and continued until I couldn't take it anymore at 6am and went to Labour and Delivery at the hospital. Had healthy baby at 2:30pm after epidural. Choosing Cervidil again for my current second pregnancy.”

9 / 10
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BeeRealz · Taken for 5 to 10 years December 15, 2020

For Labor Induction: “I was induced by this drug. The only thing about it I didn’t like was it took me so long to become dilated enough to achieve active labor. I ended up needing an emergency csection, but labor went very smoothly, it wasn’t very harsh cramp wise. I did vomit a little but it really wasn’t that bad.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 21, 2020

For Labor Induction: “Cervidil worked great for me. With my first two I was in labor for 32hrs, and 15hrs. I was admitted in the hospital Sept.15 the doctor inserted the cervidil 9:00pm, contractions started not long after. The next morning they checked me I was 4cm dilated, my water was broke at 8:00am and I gave birth at 1:44pm!! Even though it did cause my baby heart rate to drop, it worked wonders for me and I had a safe delivery and a healthy little boy!!”

10 / 10
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consciouswoman February 25, 2008

For Labor Induction: “May have caused uterine hyperstimulation. Even after removal, contractions continued to come 1 minute apart at 1 cm dilation. Ended with cesarean. Mother required 2 years of physical therapy for complete loss of abdominal control and severe pain during bowel movements.”

1 / 10
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N1K2R3 December 10, 2009

For Labor Induction: “Cervidil may have caused intense contractions during labor...may have also caused excessive fetal movement during labor. After nine hours, physician removed the Cervidil. Heart rate of fetus dropped to unsafe level. A Cesarean Section was performed on patient to save the life of fetus.”

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LinkGirl · Taken for less than 1 month April 10, 2017

For Labor Induction: “I was 1 cm dilated with soft cervix. Cervidil inserted at 8:30am, after 2 hrs no change. Sent home. At 2:30 started getting contractions quite far apart. At 6am no more contractions. At 6:35am very intense frequent contractions which seemed to come up through the rectum/colon. The contractions became quite aggressive. Epidural started at 7am. The contractions still coming through the colon could still be felt for quite some time and the cervidil was still not removed. I was not dialated enough to deliver until after 3pm. 11 days later I still have colon spasms and tenderness. Extreme pain during bowl movements.”

8 / 10
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Lyssa · Taken for less than 1 month February 23, 2019

For Labor Induction: “Cervidil may have caused intense contractions and baby to change position from optimal birthing position. Intense contractions led to emergency c section after fetal heart rate dropped to dangerous levels.”

1 / 10
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Nicky425 April 25, 2017

For Labor Induction: “Laid in bed for 2 days using this and nothing. Wasted those 2 days I could have been out walking to prep naturally than this. The range of effectiveness is ALL over the board. Did they even prepare a trail before marketing?”

1 / 10
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MommaD July 29, 2020

For Labor Induction: “The nurse stuck this medicine in and I was told to leave it in for 12 hrs and I made it to 5. I told the nurse take it out because my cervix/vagina area was burning, itching and bleeding. The nurse at first refused and then eventually took it out. My pain level went from 6/7 to a 10 after. It didn't do anything as far as induct labor. Nothing did. I had a csection for to protect me and my baby from serious issues”

1 / 10
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Stacely82 · Taken for less than 1 month September 2, 2020

For Labor Induction: “When my labor was induced, administration of the cervadil caused my son's heart rate to drop to dangerous levels, and did NOT even help me dialate. They removed it the first time, let his heart rate come back up, gave me a couple of other meds, and tried again, with me on my side. Baby's heart rate dropped AGAIN. This KEPT happening every time they administered the cervadil for 46 hours before they finally gave in to m begging, and did a csection.”

1 / 10
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Jtk · Taken for less than 1 month February 3, 2013

For Labor Induction: “Started Cervidil around 9pm, around 4am contractions hit and I received my epidural. Everything went smooth son was delivered at 1:29 pm. No issues with this induction!”

8 / 10
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Small woman · Taken for less than 1 month April 15, 2016

For Labor Induction: “Caused crazy contractions. Baby's heart rate plummeted and an emergency cesearean was performed. Do not use this drug, try something different!”

1 / 10
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Babymomma April 27, 2019

For Labor Induction: “I had cervidil inserted on a Saturday morning had contractions started later that evening, quite strong ones at that delivered Sunday, was a hard labour but the cervidil worked wonders on me”

9 / 10
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