Definitions for "Misoprostol"
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.