Cytotec

Active Ingredient(s): Misoprostol
FDA Approved: * December 27, 1988
Pharm Company: * GD SEARLE LLC
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cytotec Overview

Misoprostol, sold under the brandname Cytotec among others, is a medication used to start labor, cause an abortion, prevent and treat stomach ulcers, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus.[1] For abortions it is often used with mifepristone or methotrexate.[2] By itself effectiveness for this purpose is between 66% and 90%.[3] It is taken either by mouth, under the tongue, or placed in the vagina.[2][4] Common side effects include diarrhea and abdominal pain. It ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misoprostol

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looking for information about this drug ## Cytotec contains the active ingredient Misoprostol. This medication is used to prevent ulcers induced by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, diarrhea, headache and flatulence. ## Misoprostol may also be used to end a pregnancy as an alternative to a D & C procedure. Intake process to be orally and vaginally. This is always done along side monitoring from an OBGYN doctor and is not practiced everywhere.
Updated 2 years ago.
 
tablets not to bleed
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I used cytotec four weeks past but am still bleeding. is it normal? ## I think better ur check with doctor..is could be indication of something more serious.
Updated 2 years ago.
 
what is searle 1461 pill used for
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I am 10 weeks pregnant, my partner gave me searle 1461 pill to take for an infection. Now I'm feeling cramps and started bleeding. How do i save my baby? ## Hello, Khanya! How are you? What he gave you wasn't something for an infection, that is a medication called Cytotec that's used to induce miscarriage. You need to see a doctor immediately! How are you doing, now?
Updated 2 years ago.
 
sythotec
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what's the meaning of this? ## what kind of medicine is sythotec? ## Unfortunately no direct spelling matches came up for this - can you please reply with any other details which you can think of? What country is this medication found in? What forms is it administred in? Etc... ## Another thing which I forgot to ask you is if you could possibly mean the drug Cytotec ? If so then I could link you to more information... ## what's the meaning of cytotec? ## Cytotec is a labor-inducing drug that is often used to treat a missed miscarriage. However it can also have an opposite effect on this as well.
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Amoxiclav Interaction With Cytotec
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is there any interaction between amoxiclav and cytotec? ## I didn't find any interactions listed between these two medications. Learn more Cytotec details here. Learn more Amoxi/Clav details here. However, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 years ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Misoprostol
  • Tablet: 0.1mg, 0.2mg, 100mcg, 200mcg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cytotec: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0025-1451 Cytotec 0.1 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1461 Cyotec 200 Mcg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 12634-933 Cyotec 200 Mcg Oral Tablet by Apotheca, Inc
  • 54569-2765 Cytotec (Misoprostol 200 Ug) by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54868-2176 Cytotec 0.1 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-3613 Cyotec 200 Mcg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-3624 Cytotec 0.1 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55289-248 Cytotec 0.1 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Misoprostol or a similar ingredient: (3 results)


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cytotec info looking for information about this drug ## Cytotec contains the active ingredient Misoprostol. This medication is used t... 2 replies
Amoxiclav Interaction With Cytotec is there any interaction between amoxiclav and cytotec? ## I didn't find any interactions listed between these two m... 1 reply