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Misoprost 200 MCG Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Misoprostol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 19, 2019

Misoprost tablet is used for medical abortion and treat post delivery bleeding. It is advised to take this medication only after taking medical help.

Before being prescribed to this drug, inform your doctor if you have conditions like a heart disease, kidney disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease (inflammatory bowel disease). Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

Here we have given the possible side effects which can affect the patient:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 3-5 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medication can be observed after 2-3 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is should be used with caution in women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Misoprost 200 MCG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

This medication is a prostaglandin E1 analogue and reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It further protects the stomach walls by increasing the production of bicarbonates and mucus. This drug causes smooth muscles of the uterus to contract and the cervix to relax.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    This medication interacts with Dinoprostone, Antacids containing magnesium.
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