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Cytotec tablets 200 mcg for gastric and duodenal ulcer
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General information on Japanese Cytotec tablets 200 mcg for gastric and duodenal ulcer
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Inc., Japan
Active ingredient: misoprostol (chemical formula C22H38O5)
Medical effect: Cytotec tablets are used for the following purposes:
- treatment of the gastric ulcer,
- treatment of the duodenal ulcer,
- labor induction,
- abortion or expulsion after miscarriage.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use in pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women. This medicine can cause abortion or fetus damage. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Cytotec tablets 200 mcg from Japan for gastric and duodenal ulcer
For adults, take 1 tablet at a time, 4 times a day, after each meal and before bedtime.
The dosage may be adjusted by the consulting doctor according to age, body weight and symptoms. For the labor induction or abortion the dosage should be prescribed by the consulting doctor.
How effective are Japanese Cytotec tablets 200 mcg for gastric and duodenal ulcer?
Cytotec tablets contain misoprostol, a prostaglandin analogue effective for the treatment of NSAID-induced ulcers. It works by suppressing gastric acid secretion, decreasing proton pump activity at the apical surface of the parietal cells and protecting gastric mucosa. Cytotec tablets are also effective for preventing the steroid-induced ulcers, sometimes being prescribed together with NSAIDs in order to compensate for their negative effects on the human body.
Who should use Cytotec tablets 200 mcg from Japan?
Misoprostol in a long-time studied, generally safe and effective medicine. Cytotec tablets help to protect the gastric mucosa against irritating agents, such as alcohol, diclofenac, aspirin, tometin, naproxen or other medicines (G. Watkinson, A. Hopkins, F. A. Akbar. The therapeutic efficacy of misoprostol in peptic ulcer disease // Postgraduate Medical Journal. 1988; 64 Suppl 1: 60-77). Particularly, Cytotec tablets from Japan are recommended for the patients with arthritis taking long-term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.