Generic Name - Misoprostol
Category - Anti-Ulcers
Generic for Cytotec* is indicated to prevent stomach ulcers in patients taking anti-inflammatory drugs. Misoprostol helps the stomach protect itself against acid damage. It also decreases the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
Generic for Cytotec* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Cytotec* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Cytotec* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Blood vessel disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Cytotec*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Diclofenac or indomethacin
Generic for Cytotec* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericCytotec*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Cytotec* for stomach ulcers is 200 mcg four times daily with food. If this dose cannot be tolerated, a dose of 100 mcg can be used.
Generic for Cytotec* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Cytotec* side Effects include chest pain,
Dehydration, lightheadedness or fainting spells, severe diarrhea, sudden shortness of breath, unusual vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain or cramping (females).
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Cytotec*.
Generic for Cytotec* and Pregnancy
Studies indicate use of Generic for Cytotec* during pregnancy may cause miscarriage. Therefore, if you suspect that you may have become pregnant, stop taking this medicine immediately and check with your doctor.
Generic for Cytotec* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Cytotec* passes into breast milk. However, Generic for Cytotec* is not recommended for use during breast-feeding because it may cause diarrhea in nursing babies.
Generic for Cytotec* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Cytotec* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Cytotec* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Cytotec* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Cytotec* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.