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Topogyne – Misoprostol uses, dose and side effects

Topogyne tablets contain misoprostol, which is similar to a substance called prostaglandin that the body naturally produces. Misoprostol triggers contractions in the uterus and softens the cervix. For medical abortion: Topogyne is used after taking another medicine called mifepristone. It should be taken no later than 49 days after the first day of the last menstrual cycle.

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Cytotec – Misoprostol uses, dose and side effects

Cytotec is used to heal ulcers in the stomach and for preventive purposes to prevent the appearance of ulcers in the stomach and duodenum in patients with an increased risk of ulcers when treated with drugs for inflammation and pain. Cytotec protects the gastric mucosa by increasing the production of mucus in the stomach and the excretion of bicarbonate in the duodenum. Cytotec also inhibits gastric juice secretion and reduces nocturnal gastric acid secretion.

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