Active Ingredient(s):Misoprostol FDA Approved: * December 27, 1988 Pharm Company: *GD SEARLE LLC Category:Anti-Inflammatory
Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin medication used to prevent and treat stomach and duodenal ulcers, induce labor, cause an abortion, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus. Misoprostol is taken by mouth when used to prevent gastric ulcers in persons taking NSAIDs. For abortions it is used by itself and with mifepristone or methotrexate. By itself, effectiveness for abortion is betw...
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