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Is it safe to take cyotec during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take cyotec during pregnancy?

Yes: Cytotec (misoprostol) is an abortifacient when used in the first trimester and second, and would only be used for termination or delivery of a dead or nonviable fetus. In the third trimester, and in much smaller doses, Cytotec (misoprostol) is used for ripening of the cervix prior to induction of labor. It is associated with more frequent abnormal heart rate tracings, but is generally not dangerous if used judiciously. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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How much are cytotec (misoprostol) affective for 4 weeks pregnancy?

How much are cytotec (misoprostol) affective for 4 weeks pregnancy?

60 -80%: When it's in the uterus, but it's important to know if it's in the tube as that won't work, so a doctor should be consulted for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cytotec (misoprostol) dosage for medically terminating a 8 week pregnancy?

What is the cytotec (misoprostol) dosage for medically terminating a 8 week pregnancy?

Termination of preg: Cytotec (misoprostol) can be used to medically terminate a pregnancy, as well as other medications with prescription. Cytotec (misoprostol) can have many side effects and supervision with a physician must be done in order to avoid complications. ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks and 6 says pregnat.i ate 12 tablets of cytotec (misoprostol) 2 days ago as I don't want this pregnancy. but very minor bleding occurs.what shud I do?

I'm 4 weeks and 6 says pregnat.i ate 12 tablets of cytotec (misoprostol)  2 days ago as I don't want this pregnancy. but very minor bleding occurs.what shud I do?

See Gynecologist: Hi. See your gynecologist for a D&C (if necessary). You may have aborted with the Cytotec, but seeing a gynecologist to make sure if a good idea. If the misoprostol alone didn't work (a small percentage don't), then you may be successful trying with misoprostol AND mifepristone in combination. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cytotec (misoprostol) is it a harmful medicin that will not allow pregnancy in the future?

Cytotec (misoprostol) is it a harmful medicin that will not allow pregnancy in the future?

Not true: When used appropriately, Cytotec (misoprostol) is a safe medication. Successful medical terminations of pregnancy are rarely associated with long term sequelae. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks preganat and would like an abortion . I was given 400 mcg of cytotec (misoprostol) will this terminate my pregnancy and how long ?

I am 4 weeks preganat and would like an abortion . I was given 400 mcg of cytotec (misoprostol) will this terminate my pregnancy and how long ?

Not Enough: Misoprostol is typically sold as 200 mcg tablets. Four tablets are recommended to initiate an early abortion, and four (or, rarely, eight) more may be required for its completion. More info here: http://www.Iwhc.Org/index.Php?Option=com_content&task=view&id=3747&itemid=614 and here: http://www.Misoprostol.Org/file/guidelines.Php good luck. ...Read more

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I took cytotec (misoprostol) to terminate an unwanted pregnancy and I have been bleeding a month?

I took cytotec (misoprostol) to terminate an unwanted pregnancy and I have been bleeding a month?

Get checked: You need to be evaluated to make sure the pregancy is gone. You need to have a preganancy test and be evaluated. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I took cytotec (misoprostol) to terminate an unwanted pregnancy and now I have been bleeding a month now why?

I took cytotec (misoprostol) to terminate an unwanted pregnancy and now I have been bleeding a month now why?

Bleeding after cytot: If it has been a month since you took the medication, you could have not expelled the tissue completely. You need an ultrasound to determine if any tissue remains. ...Read more

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Continued pregnancy now at 7 weeks after a failed abortion at 5 weeks using cytotec (misoprostol). What are the possible effects to the baby when born?

Continued pregnancy now at 7 weeks after a failed abortion at 5 weeks using cytotec (misoprostol). What are the possible effects to the baby when born?

See answer: Congenital anomalies sometimes associated with fetal death have been reported subsequent to the unsuccessful use of Misoprostol to abort in the first trimester. For the most part, there has been no adverse effect on the baby. ...Read more

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Cytotec (Definition)

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