Misoprost 200 Tablet

Misoprost 200 Tablet

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Introduction

Misoprost 200 Tablet is a medicine used for medical abortion (terminating a pregnancy). It is also used for preventing excessive bleeding after delivery. This medicine acts on the uterus and increases its contraction.

Misoprost 200 Tablet is given alone or in combination with some other medicine to attain the maximum benefit. It should be taken with food or as your doctor’s advice. It should be taken orally, by swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. If you experience vomiting within 30 minutes of tablet intake, inform your doctor or take another tablet. The medicine may take 24 hours to show its action and you experience bleeding.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, Vomiting, Uterine cramps, Diarrhea, Infection following abortion, Uterine bleeding. If these bother you, or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Usually, vaginal bleeding may last for 12 days, inform your doctor if it lasts for more than 12 days or you notice severe abdominal pain.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had an ectopic pregnancy, or you are breastfeeding or using an intrauterine device. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must avoid strenuous activity like heavy exercise, running and driving while abortion as it can affect the bleeding. Your doctor may perform an ultrasound or pelvic examination to check for abortion completion.

Uses of Misoprost Tablet

Side effects of Misoprost Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Misoprost

  • Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Uterine contractions
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach cramp

How to use Misoprost Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Misoprost 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Misoprost Tablet works

Misoprost 200 Tablet increases contractions of the uterus to cause abortion. It can also prevent post-delivery bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Misoprost 200 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Misoprost 200 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.

Breastfeeding

CAUTION
Misoprost 200 Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Driving

UNSAFE
Misoprost 200 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Misoprost 200 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Misoprost 200 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. This medicine may be started with a low dose and then increased with caution by your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Misoprost 200 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Misoprost 200 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Misoprost Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Misoprost 200 Tablet, it is likely that the termination will not be fully effective. Talk
to your doctor if you forget to take Misoprost 200 Tablet.