prostaglandin E analog and radioprotector of the intestine.
drug used in medical management of first trimester miscarriage, in some countries often in combination with mifepristone. Drug is a potential teratogen, used in non-pregnant treatment to prevent ulcers in people taking some arthritis or pain medicines. (More? Medline Plus - misoprostol)
is a prostaglandin product that is applied to the cervix to induce labour. Misoprostol can dangerous for VBAC candidates as the risk of uterine rupture is increased, compared with spontaneous labour.
synthetic prostaglandin analog of type E1; primarily used to prevent gastric ulceration in people taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Also used in conjunction with either methotrexate or RU-486 in chemical abortion procedures.
the generic name for the medication to induce a miscarriage after the use of the abortion pill.
New type of prostaglandin used to soften the cervix and stimulate contractions.
(Cytolec) [si" tol'-ek] - A medication that causes the uterus to contract and empty out its contents. This is one of the two drugs used in combination to chemically induce abortion
A radioprotective agent that belongs to the family of drugs called prostaglandins.
A drug used to soften the cervix and induceÂ labor.
Misoprostol is a drug that is United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for the treatment and prevention of stomach ulcers. It is also used to induce labor and as an abortifacient. It is marketed by G.D.