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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… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
PURPOSE To develop concise, patient-focussed, up to date, evidence-based, expert consensus recommendations for the management of… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Postpartum haemorrhage is a major cause of maternal mortality in the developing world. Although effective methods for… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND Misoprostol (Cytotec, Searle) is a prostaglandin E1 analogue marketed for use in the prevention and treatment of… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Misoprostol is a prostaglandin E1 analogue that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be taken orally… Expand
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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Mifepristone and a prostaglandin have been used successfully to terminate pregnancy in Europe and China. We report the… Expand
Review
1995
Review
1995
Approximately 14 million patients in the United States regularly take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) for various… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A double-blind, placebo-controlled study was carried out to see whether the synthetic E prostaglandin, misoprostol, would prevent… Expand