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Misoprostol

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    Oral
    Misoprostol
    GyMiso 
     
    Given 36 - 48 hours after mifepristone
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Synthetic prostaglandin E1, which stimulates myometrial contraction and expulsion of foetal tissue.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Medical abortion
    • Prevention and treatment of NSAID-induced gastritis
    • Contraindications
    • Bleeding disorder / anticoagulants
    • Uncertainty about age of pregnancy
    • Suspected ectopic pregnancy
    • Adverse Effects
    • Uterine contractions
    • Per vaginal bleeding
    • Headache
    • Dizziness
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
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