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Dr. Michele Lauria
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Misoprostol (Definition)

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


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What is the definition or description of: Cytotec (misoprostol) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cytotec (misoprostol) allergy?

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

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What is the definition or description of: PGE1 allergy?

What is the definition or description of: PGE1 allergy?

PGE1 allergy: Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) or alprostadil is a vasodilator. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. See: http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/410907_5 Read more

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I recently had a miscarriage and in the ER they gave me cytotec (misoprostol). I have a nickel allergy, does cytotec (misoprostol) contain nickel?

I recently had a miscarriage and in the ER they gave me cytotec (misoprostol). I have a nickel allergy, does cytotec (misoprostol) contain nickel?

No: I have never seen any evidence that cytotec/misoprostol can cause problems for those with nickel allergy. I have not seen that it has nickel. You should not have a problem. If you do experience side effects then let your doctor know. Read more

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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?

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

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What happens when u take cytotec (misoprostol)?

What happens when u take cytotec (misoprostol)?

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

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What are the effects of misoprostol more than once?

What are the effects of misoprostol more than once?

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 contractions. Misoprostol can be used more than once. It remains in the body only for a short time. Read more

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What is cytotec (misoprostol) tablet for and how effective is it?

What is cytotec (misoprostol) tablet for and how effective is it?

Protect stomach lini: Protects stomach lining mucosa from NSAID....Aspirin, Motrin. Fairly good. Read more

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Can I urine while I take misoprostol?

Can I urine while I take misoprostol?

Yes Urination OK: Hi CKirshna,
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.
Good question
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Side effects of cytotec (misoprostol) =?

Side effects of cytotec (misoprostol) =?

Labor: When used to induce labor Cytotec (misoprostol) often causes contractions sometimes severe. In larger doses nausea vomiting diarrhea. Must be used cautiously when used in induction with live baby on monitor. Read more

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What are the side effects of cytotec (misoprostol)?

What are the side effects of cytotec (misoprostol)?

Labor: When used to induce labor Cytotec (misoprostol) often causes contractions sometimes severe. In larger doses nausea vomiting diarrhea. Must be used cautiously when used in induction with live baby on monitor. Read more

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What is the effect of cytotec (misoprostol) on a fetus?

What is the effect of cytotec (misoprostol) on a fetus?

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

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What are the side effects of using cytotec (misoprostol)?

What are the side effects of using cytotec (misoprostol)?

Lots.: Fever, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting are all dose-related effects from Misoprostol (cytotec). In women with prior cesarean section it can lead to uterine rupture and maternal-fetal death. Read more

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Can cytotec (misoprostol) be used orally to perform an abortion?

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

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After taking cytotec (misoprostol) I've too much abdorminal pain! What should I do?

After taking cytotec (misoprostol) I've too much abdorminal pain! What should I do?

H2 blocker or PPI: Talk to pmd.....H2 (zantac) blocker or ppi (Nexium (esomeprazole)) will be better. Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Cytotec (Definition)

Cytotec is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more