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Misoprostol

Introduction

Name

  • Misoprostol.

Class of drug

  • Prostaglandin analog: ulcer-healing agent.

Description

Molecular formula

  • Synthetic analog of prostaglandin E1.

Uses

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Indications

  • Gastric ulceration .
  • Gastroduodenal ulceration   Stomach: gastric ulceration  .
  • Prevention of NSAID-associated gastroduodenal ulceration.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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