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What is the use of taking misoprostol 200?

What is the use of taking misoprostol 200?

Misoprostol helps to decrease your risk of serious ulcer complications such as bleeding. This medication protects your stomach lining by lowering the amount of acid that comes in contact with it. This medication is also used in combination with another drug (mifepristone) to end a pregnancy (abortion).

Why is misoprostol used in pregnancy?

The medication softens and dilates the cervix, causes uterine contractions, and pushes pregnancy tissue out. Misoprostol’s multidimensional use in medicine makes it more accessible when compared to other abortion pills, like mifepristone.

How many tablets of misoprostol should be inserted in pregnancy?

The recommended dose of misoprostol is 800 mcgs (4 200-mcg tablets) inserted vaginally. Study results have demonstrated that vaginal administration is more effective than oral use of misoprostol. One dose is about 70% effective, and 2 is about 84% effective.

What is the side effect of taking misoprostol?

Common side effects may include: diarrhea; stomach pain, nausea, upset stomach, gas; vaginal bleeding or spotting, heavy menstrual flow; or.

What is Cytotec 200 mg used for?

The recommended adult oral dose of Cytotec for reducing the risk of NSAID-induced gastric ulcers is 200 mcg four times daily with food. If this dose cannot be tolerated, a dose of 100 mcg can be used. (See Clinical Studies.) Cytotec should be taken for the duration of NSAID therapy as prescribed by the physician.

Should I take misoprostol?

Misoprostol should be taken around the same time each day when prescribed for the treatment of ulcers. Misoprostol causes fewer side effects when taken with food. Avoid missing doses or varying the dosing schedule. It is important that you only take misoprostol when you have a prescription.

How does Cytotec work for abortion?

Misopristol/Cytotec is actually a medication to treat ulcers, but off-label it causes the body to abort a pregnancy. Cytotec works in a few different ways to induce an abortion, it works by: Making the cervix soft and causes it to open. Making the uterine muscles contract.

How is Cytotec given?

Cytotec comes in tablet form and is placed next to the cervix in doses of 25, 50 or 100 micrograms at various frequencies; the most common regimen is 25 micrograms every three or four hours until labor ensues.