Misoprostol

Known as: Misoprostolum, Prost-13-en-1-oic acid, 11,16-dihydroxy-16-methyl-9-oxo-, methyl ester, (11alpha,13E)-, Misoprostol [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A synthetic analog of natural prostaglandin E1. It produces a dose-related inhibition of gastric acid and pepsin secretion, and enhances mucosal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND & AIMS With capsule endoscopy, the ulcerogenic effect of low-dose enteric-coated aspirin on the small bowel and the… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Misoprostol, a synthetic prostaglandin E1 analogue, is commonly used for medical abortion, cervical priming, the management of… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin that can be given orally or vaginally. In most countries misoprostol has not… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative. As with other more visible… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of 600 microg oral misoprostol on postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and postpartum anaemia in a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Studies that report prevention of ulcer recurrence among long-term users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Postpartum haemorrhage is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Active management of the third stage of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To compare the degree of absorption and the effect on uterine contractility of the prostaglandin E1 analogue… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest a potential benefit from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in Alzheimer's disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Misoprostol is effective for ulcers associated with the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) but is… (More)
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