Cervidil® vaginal insert (dinoprostone, 10 mg) is approved to start
and/or continue the ripening of the cervix in pregnant women who are at or near
the time of delivery and in whom there is a medical reason for inducing, or bringing
Cervidil should only be inserted by a trained obstetrical professional in a hospital
setting appropriate for childbirth.
Cervidil is the only FDA-approved vaginal insert for cervical ripening. It has been
on the market since 1995, and since then, more than 4 million inserts have been
sold in the U.S.