Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cytotec

Descriptions


Misoprostol is taken to prevent stomach ulcers in patients taking anti-inflammatory drugs, including aspirin. Misoprostol may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Misoprostol helps the stomach protect itself against acid damage. It also decreases the amount of acid produced by the stomach.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet