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misoprostol

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Misoprostol 100 microgram tablets cost USD 13.33 for 12 tablets, the 200 microgram tablets cost USD 7.01 for 2 tablets (www.drugs.com).

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: As with all drugs there is a safe and effective range of doses and there is the potential for overdosing when exceeding that range.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Stomach protection.: Fda has only approved Misoprostol to counteract the erosive effects of nsaids on the stomach lining and prevent gastritis in chronic NSAID users. Off ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cytotec (misoprostol): Misoprostol (Cytotec) is a prescription medication so you will need to see a medical provider to have is prescribed.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cytotec (misoprostol): Misoprostol (Cytotec) is a prescription medication so you will need to see a medical provider to have is prescribed.
A member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uterine contraction: It is excreted by the kidneys in about one hour so should be gone from your system in 90 minutes but the effect on tissue may last longer with crampin ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
It can hurt.: Misoprostol is a prostaglandin that stimulates carious smooth muscle organs to contract, including the uterus, bowel, bladder. It can cause transient ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Misoprostol: Misoprostol is used to protect the stomach lining from the effects of nsaids like Aspirin and ibuprofen. It is also used for inducing uterine contract ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Villa
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No longterm effects: Depending on the reason for taking misoprostol, there should not be any long term effects.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Two indications.: The drug's two main indications include stomach prophylaxis for those taking nsaids (aspirin-like antiinflammatories) and labor induction as a uterine ... Read More

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