Cytotec tablets 200 mcg for gastric and duodenal ulcer
What are Cytotec tablets 200 mcg for gastric and duodenal ulcer?
Cytotec tablets are effective for the treatment of peptic and duodenal ulcers, particularly, for the treatment of ulcers caused by long-time administration of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Their active principle is misoprostol, a synthetic prostaglandin. It suppresses gastric acid secretion and protects gastric mucosa.
Active principles: misoprostol
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Pfizer Japan Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Indications: treatment of peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer
How to take
Adults should take 1 tablet (200 mcg of the active principle) at a time, 4 times a day, after each meal and before bedtime.Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to your age or symptoms
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women.
This medicine is known to induce uterine contraction and premature birth or birth defects. Make sure you're not pregnant and use an adequate contraception while taking this medicine.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.