Disease Information for Misoprostol (Cytotec) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Abortion/miscarriage
Fetal anomaly
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Labor induction
DRUG/Prostaglandin medication (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
(11alpha 13E) (+ ) 11 16 Dihydroxy 16 methyl 9 oxo prost 13 en 1 oic Acid Methyl Ester, Methyl (11alpha 13E) 11 16 Dihydroxy 16 methyl 9 oxoprost 13 en 1 oate, MISOPROSTOL, Misoprostol (product), Misoprostol (substance), MISOPROSTOL PREPARATION, Misoprostol product, Prost 13 en 1 oic acid 11 16 dihydroxy 16 methyl 9 oxo methyl ester (11alpha 13E), Brand name/Arthrotec (Diclofenac-Misoprostol), Brand name/Cytotec (Misoprostol)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/Dose QID Medication
DRUG/Intravaginal suppository/preparation
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Antiulcer drug; used for prophylaxis of ulcer with NSAIDS and other drugs; prostaglandin E1 analog often cause diarrhea; oral preparation

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