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Misoprostol (Cytotec) Summary

Description: 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) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Misoprostol is Relevant

  1. Duodenal Ulcer (Curling's Ulcer) : 32 outcomes 29 studies in 110 results
  2. Hemorrhage : 26 outcomes 32 studies in 208 results
  3. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer) : 26 outcomes 22 studies in 99 results
  4. Ulcer : 25 outcomes 40 studies in 200 results
  5. Postpartum Hemorrhage : 16 outcomes 24 studies in 118 results
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Drugs Related to Misoprostol

  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)
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Therapies Related to Misoprostol

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