Cytotec in Dubai Pharmacy
What is Cytotec?
Cytotec in Dubai pharmacy is a prescription medicine used as a prophylaxis to prevent NSAID-Induced Ulcers and as pregnancy termination. Cytotec in Dubai pharmacy may be used alone or with other medications to induce abortion process.
How is it used?
Cytotec belongs to a class of drugs called Gastrointestinal Agents, Other; Prostaglandins, Endocrine. It is not known if Cytotec is safe and effective in children younger than 8 years of age.
What are the side effects of Cytotec?
Cytotec in Dubai pharmacies may cause serious side effects including:
- severe ongoing stomach discomfort or diarrhea,
- feeling very thirsty or hot,
- unable to urinate,
- heavy sweating, and
- hot and dry skin
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
- The most common side effects of Cytotec include:
- stomach pain,
- upset stomach,
- vaginal bleeding or spotting,
- heavy menstrual flow, and
- menstrual cramps
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of cytotec in Dubai pharmacy. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Warning on pills
Cytotec in Dubai pharmacy (misoprostol) administration to women who are pregnant can cause birth defects, abortion, premature birth or uterine rupture.
Uterine rupture has been reported when cytotec was administered in pregnant women to induce labor or to induce abortion, the risk of uterine rupture increases with advancing gestational ages and with prior uterine surgery, including cesarean delivery (see also precautions and labor and delivery).
Cytotec should not be taken by pregnant women to reduce the risk of ulcers induced by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) (see contraindications, warnings, and precautions).
Patients must be advised of the abortifacient property and warned not to give the drug TO OTHERS. Cytotec in Dubai pharmacy can’t be sold without pricription.
Cytotec should not be used for reducing the risk of NSAID-induced ulcers in women of childbearing potential unless the patient is at high risk of complications from gastric ulcers associated with use of the NSAID, or is at high risk of developing gastric ulceration. In such patients, Cytotec may be prescribed if the patient:
- Has had a negative serum pregnancy test within 2 weeks prior to beginning therapy.
- Is capable of complying with effective contraceptive measures.
- Has received both oral and written warnings of the hazards of misoprostol, the risk of possible contraception failure, and the danger to other women of childbearing potential should the drug be taken by mistake.
- Will begin Cytotec only on the second or third day of the next normal menstrual period.
Cytotec oral tablets contain either 100 mcg or 200 mcg of misoprostol, a synthetic prostaglandin E1 analog.
Misoprostol contains approximately equal amounts of the two diastereomers presented below with their enantiomers indicated by (±):
Misoprostol is a water-soluble, viscous liquid. Inactive ingredients of tablets are hydrogenated castor oil, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, and sodium starch glycolate.
Note on Cytotec in Dubai Pharmacy
Cytotec in Dubai Pharmacy (misoprostol) is indicated for reducing the risk of NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including aspirin)–induced gastric ulcers in patients at high risk of complications from gastric ulcer,
e.g the elderly and patients with concomitant debilitating disease, as well as patients at high risk of developing gastric ulceration, such as patients with a history of ulcer. Cytotec has not been shown to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcers in patients taking NSAIDs. Cytotec should be taken for the duration of NSAID therapy. Cytotec has been shown to reduce the risk of gastric ulcers in controlled studies of 3 months’ duration. It had no effect, compared to placebo, on gastrointestinal pain or discomfort associated with NSAID use.
Dosage and administration
The recommended adult oral dose of Cytotec for reducing the risk of NSAID-induced gastric ulcers is 200 mcg four times daily with food. If this dose cannot be tolerated, a dose of 100 mcg can be used. (See Clinical Studies.) Cytotec should be taken for the duration of NSAID therapy as prescribed by the physician. Cytotec should be taken with a meal, and the last dose of the day should be at bedtime.
Adjustment of the dosing schedule in renally impaired patients is not routinely needed, but dosage can be reduced if the 200-mcg dose is not tolerated. (See clinical pharmacology.)
How to us
Cytotec 100-mcg tablets are white, round, with SEARLE debossed on one side and 1451 on the other side