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Misoprostol (Cytotec)

A synthetic analog of natural prostaglandin E1. It produces a dose-related inhibition of gastric acid and pepsin secretion, and enhances mucosal resistance to injury. It is an effective anti-ulcer agent and also has oxytocic properties.
Also Known As:
Cytotec; Apo-Misoprostol; Apotex Brand of Misoprostol; Glefos; Grunenthal Brand of Misoprostol; Misoprostol, (11alpha,13E)-Isomer; Misoprostol, (11alpha,13E,16R)-Isomer; Misoprostol, (11alpha,13Z)-(+-)-Isomer; Misoprostol, (11alpha.13E,16S)-Isomer; Misoprostol, (11beta,13E)-(+-)-Isomer; Misoprostol, (11beta,13E,16R)-Isomer; Misoprostol, (11beta,13E,16S)-Isomer; Novo-Misoprostol; Novopharm Brand of Misoprostol; Pfizer Brand of Misoprostol; SC-29333; SC-30249; Apo Misoprostol; Misoprostol Apotex Brand; Misoprostol Grunenthal Brand; Misoprostol Novopharm Brand; Misoprostol Pfizer Brand; Novo Misoprostol; SC 29333; SC 30249; SC29333; SC30249; Prost-13-en-1-oic acid, 11,16-dihydroxy-16-methyl-9-oxo-, methyl ester, (11alpha,13E)-
Networked: 1511 relevant articles (243 outcomes, 319 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Winikoff, Beverly: 32 articles (09/2015 - 05/2004)
2. Blum, Jennifer: 15 articles (01/2014 - 09/2005)
3. Winikoff, B: 13 articles (01/2016 - 01/2000)
4. Durocher, Jill: 11 articles (01/2015 - 09/2005)
5. Gemzell-Danielsson, K: 10 articles (01/2016 - 02/2004)
6. Creinin, Mitchell D: 10 articles (12/2008 - 02/2004)
7. Alfirevic, Z: 10 articles (11/2008 - 01/2000)
8. Gemzell-Danielsson, Kristina: 9 articles (06/2015 - 09/2003)
9. Diop, Ayisha: 8 articles (09/2014 - 06/2009)
10. Ho, Pak Chung: 8 articles (08/2009 - 11/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Duodenal Ulcer (Curling's Ulcer)
2. Hemorrhage
3. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer)
4. Ulcer
5. Postpartum Hemorrhage

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Alprostadil (Muse)
2. Oxytocin (Pitocin)
3. Mifepristone (RU 486)
4. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)
5. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole)
6. Ranitidine (Zantac)
7. Diclofenac (SR 38)
8. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
9. Cimetidine (Biomet)
10. Misoprostol (Cytotec)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Anesthesia
2. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
3. Curettage
4. Radiotherapy
5. Analgesia