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Misoprostol Allergy In Children
Misoporstol (Cytotec) is a labor inducer is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug. Misoprostol is a medication that causes the uterus to contract. This can be used to induce labor. It is also used to help a miscarriage pass more quickly. It is either taken by mouth or as tablets placed into the vagina. Misoprostol causes significant cramping and, if it is used to pass a miscarriage, causes vaginal bleeding. This is a normal ...Read more
Misguided Reaction: Cytotec (misoprostol) allergy is a misguided reaction by the immune system of the body to Cytotec (misoprostol) that often produces unpleasant symptoms. ...Read more
I took 8 cytotec (misoprostol) tablets orally and vaginally for abortion but I was allergic and I didn't bleed. Did the allergy caused the failed abortion?
I recently had a miscarriage and in the ER they gave me cytotec (misoprostol). I have a nickel allergy, does cytotec (misoprostol) contain nickel?
M/c 2wks ago, misoprostol 1wk ago. Throbbing lower back pain and headache now. Could it be gas and allergies or linked to miscarriage?
My wife is an pregnant, we don want children right now so we wanted to abort. She had taken misoprostol before mifepristone, what should we do now?
See your MD/GYN: The only way to be sure if the medication worked is to get an ultrasound or perform serial pregnancy tests which your doctor should help you with. We are unable to help you without knowing the doses and timing for these medications. Please see a professional. In the meantime watch for signs of fever/infection/heavy bleeding. ...Read more
It can hurt.: Misoprostol is a prostaglandin that stimulates carious smooth muscle organs to contract, including the uterus, bowel, bladder. It can cause transient fever, tachycardia, nausea/vomiting and pain from the colicky contractions it induces. No long-term adverse effects are known. Adequate pain control when taking Cytotec (misoprostol) is certainly advisable in a hospital setting under medical care. ...Read more
Yes Urination OK:
Yes you should be able to urinate on misoprostol.
Misoprostol is used to coat the stomach and prevent stomach ulcer. Do not use the drug if you plan to become pregnant or are pregnant.Birth defects
In the US we have misoprostol by itself or combined with another medication called Cytotec. It is an expensive medication in the US not frequently used.
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Not good.: Cytotec (misoprostol) stimulates strong uterine contractions and can lead to fetal distress or even demise. It can be safely used only in minimal doses under experienced physician supervision. If one takes it to cause abortion without success, the fetus can have moebius syndrome (facial paralysis). ...Read more
Cytotec (misoprostol): It's rated cat. X, meaning it is contraindicated in pregnancy because it can cause contractions leading to abortion. I would not advise you to use it on your own for any reason because the consequences can be detrimental. Please discuss your case with an OB doc before you attempt to do something on your own. ...Read more
Acceptable: As long as you are not pregnant. ...Read more
See A doctor: You go see your doctor for testing and an examination. ...Read more
Cytotec (misoprostol): Mifepristone, an antiprogesterone, binds to the Progesterone receptor to block the receptor, thus inhibiting Progesterone from binding. Mifepristone also softens and dilates the cervix, causes decidual necrosis (which leads to placental detachment), increases uterine lining prostaglandin release, increases uterine contractions. ...Read more
Definitely: One of the most safe medications we give in obstetrics. Helps to soften the cervix prior to a surgical abortion thus decreasing the risk of laceration or creating a false passage during the abortion. Side effects can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, hot flashes or fever. I give this medication frequently, and 95% of my patients have no side effects. ...Read more
Depends: What is the dose of the tab? You should not be handling this without a Provider to help you. ...Read more
Cytotec: Exercise after taking cytotec is fine. The most common side effects are gas, diarrhea, nausea type of issues, but these effects go away after continued use if you get them. You may exercise if you are otherwise able to. ...Read more
No: You are likely to have side effects from the medication if you try this. You will have fewer problems and get better results with this medication if you take 75mg twice a day with food ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more