Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cytotec

Descriptions


Misoprostol is used to decrease the chance of having stomach ulcers in patients taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including aspirin. This medicine works by helping the stomach protect itself against acid damage, and 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