Medicine : Misoprost (100tab)

Name:Misoprost (100tab)
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Misoprostol
Composition:Misoprostol(100 Mcg)
Substitutes:misobart (100mcg) , misobort (100mcg) , cytolog (100mcg) , colestol (100mcg) , zitotec (100mcg) , misoprost (100mcg) , misotrax (100mcg) , misoprost (100tab)

Generic ( Misoprostol )

Typical use Of Misoprostol :Termination Of Pregnancy (49 Days Or Less Duration).Cervical Ripening Before Surgical Termination Of Pregnancy In The 1st Trimester.Prevention And Treatment Of NSAID Associated Gastrointestinal Injury And Blood Loss.Benign Gastric And Duodenal Ulcer (not Usually Recommended).
Mechanism of action of Misoprostol :Misoprostol, A Synthetic Prostaglandin E1 Analogue, Exerts Its Antisecretory Activity By Directly Acting On Specific Prostaglandin Receptors Found On The Surface Of Gastric Parietal Cells. It Exerts Its Protective Effects On The Mucosa By Replacing The Prostaglandins Consumed During Prostaglandin-inhibiting Therapies E.g. NSAIDs.
Drug Interaction of Misoprostol :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Misoprostol :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.


How Misoprostol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Misoprostol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Misoprostol

No Studies Found