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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; Glefos; 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; SC-29333; SC-30249; Apo Misoprostol; 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: 2138 relevant articles (323 outcomes, 475 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Winikoff, Beverly: 50 articles (09/2021 - 05/2004)
2. Durocher, Jill: 18 articles (01/2021 - 09/2005)
3. Blum, Jennifer: 18 articles (01/2020 - 09/2005)
4. Gemzell-Danielsson, Kristina: 15 articles (01/2022 - 09/2003)
5. Winikoff, B: 14 articles (12/2018 - 01/2000)
6. Creinin, Mitchell D: 12 articles (10/2020 - 02/2004)
7. Diop, Ayisha: 12 articles (03/2020 - 06/2009)
8. Gemzell-Danielsson, K: 11 articles (01/2019 - 02/2004)
9. Alfirevic, Z: 11 articles (12/2018 - 01/2000)
10. Kapp, Nathalie: 10 articles (01/2022 - 12/2007)

Related Diseases

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

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)
2. Mifepristone (RU 486)
3. Oxytocin (Pitocin)
4. Pharmaceutical Preparations
5. Alprostadil (Muse)
6. Omeprazole (Prilosec)
7. Diclofenac (SR 38)
8. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
9. Ranitidine (Zantac)
10. Synthetic Prostaglandins (Prostaglandin Analogues)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Therapeutics
2. Induced Labor
3. Catheters
4. Anesthesia
5. Curettage