Misoprostol

Misoprostol

Misoprostol



Misoprostol is a prostaglandin E1 analog, tested for the treatment and prevention of gastric ulcers, associated to the chronical administration of drugs and another irritating substances. As a side effect this drug also causes uterine contractions, it is used commonly to the natural or spontaneous miscarriage treatment, and lately it has been proved its use on legal abortion with Mifeprostone, the main agent on medication abortion, as this actually do counts with pregnancy termination effects.

Misoprostol and Mifepristone must never be administrated without medical assistance, it is risky and unsafe.

Misoprostol as aid on a Mifepristone abortion

Generally, women think that Misoprostol is safe and efficient on a medication abortion, it is only an auxiliary as it has as a side effect the surgical abortion, helping with it to clean the uterus, however it does not guarantees the termination of the pregnancy if Mifepristone is not administrated previously to terminate the pregnancy.

Misoprostol has actions on the smooth muscle fiber, it also produces effects on other systems: vascular, by inducing vasodilation, respiratory tract, by causing a bronchodilation and gastrointestinal, causing a smooth muscle stimulation.

Mifepristone has been efficient in the gynecological use, as it not only aids on ILE, it is an auxiliary during an obstetrical hemorrhage, delivering support, etc.

What effects does Misoprostol produces?

Misoprostol also produces effect on the uterus cervix softening, that is the reason this medication is frequently used for delivering induction, for the pregnancy termination preparation by a surgical method or for the IUD removal.

Generally, we can define that Misoprostol has side effects as: tremor, fever, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomit, constipation, dizziness or headache. The patient must know the Risks and Complications of an abortion with Misoprostol.

The FDA for the prevention and treatment of gastro duodenal ulcer approved this medication. Since 1985, it is in the pharmaceutical market and it is commercialized in more than 80 countries, however there are many uses proved on the gynecological obstetrical field, whether none of them refers it as an abortive, however, it is an excellent auxiliary on Mifeprostone RU 486 or Mifeprex abortion.

Abortion pills must never be administrated without previous medical assessment, during and after the ILE method.

Check up your body and keep yourself alert of any change, or any inconvenience sign, consult our gynecologists in Medica Center FEM. A better future is a future with prevention.

In Medica Center FEM we also count with legal pregnancy termination services before the 12 weeks of gestation, consult our services and treatments.

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