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Table 2 Pharmacy worker knowledge of misoprostol

From: Knowledge and provision of misoprostol among pharmacy workers in Senegal: a cross sectional study

  Number Percent
Respondent had heard of misoprostol 79 72
Knowledge of conditions Used for Registered for
  N % N %
Duodenal or gastric ulcer 59 75 48 61
Prophylaxis of NSAID-induced peptic ulcers 5 6 4 5
Prevention of PPH 1 1 1 1
Treatment of PPH 3 4 2 3
PAC 10 13 10 13
Treatment for intrauterine fetal death (IUFD) 1 1 0 0
Cervical ripening 2 3 1 1
Termination of pregnancy 30 38 5 6
Knowledge of storage instructions N %
Store away from heat 66 84
Store away from moisture 22 28
Knowledge of side effects   
Could not name any side effects 37 47
Diarrhoea 6 8
Nausea 4 5
Fever/chills 3 4
Weakness 5 6
Bleeding 6 8
Headaches 3 4
Dizziness 11 14
Abortion 10 13