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On the fourth day after delivery PGE2 was given orally in a dose schedule of 2 mg every 30 minutes for a total dose of 8 mg to twelve puerperal women. Serum prolactin. Showed a significant decrease in comparison to basal levels and to those of controls during the control times. The authors suggest that PGE2-induced prolactin decrease could be mediated by hypothalamic dopaminergic neurons or by an hypothetic prostaglandin-receptor in the brain.