Misoprostol

Misoprostol, sold under the brandname Cytotec among others, is a medication used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers, start labor, cause an abortion, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus. For abortions it is used by itself and with mifepristone or methotrexate. By itself, effectiveness for abortion is between 66% and 90%. Misoprostol is taken by mouth when used to prevent gastric ulcers in persons taking NSAIDs. For labor induction or abortion, it is taken by mouth, dissolved in the mouth, or placed in the vagina. For postpartum bleeding it may also be used rectally.


Misoprostol, sold under the brandname Cytotec among others, is a medication used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers, start labor, cause an abortion, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus. For abortions it is used by itself and with mifepristone or methotrexate. By itself, effectiveness for abortion is between 66% and 90%. Misoprostol is taken by mouth when used to prevent gastric ulcers in persons taking NSAIDs. For labor induction or abortion, it is taken by mouth, dissolved in the mouth, or placed in the vagina. For postpartum bleeding it may also be used rectally.
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Misoprostol

O misoprostol é a versão sintética da prostaglandina E1 (PGE1) usado no tratamento e prevenção de dor no estômago, para induzir o parto, para parar hemorragia uterina pós-parto e como abortivo. Também é usado na medicina veterinária para proteção estomacal de animais.


O misoprostol é a versão sintética da prostaglandina E1 (PGE1) usado no tratamento e prevenção de dor no estômago, para induzir o parto, para parar hemorragia uterina pós-parto e como abortivo. Também é usado na medicina veterinária para proteção estomacal de animais.
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