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Mifepristone + Misoprostol

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Information

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Benefits & Uses

Mifepristone + Misoprostol is used to treat the following -

  1. एबॉर्शन

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Mifepristone + Misoprostol

Mifepristone
Misoprostol

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Mifepristone + Misoprostol is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Uterine Cramps
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Infection Following Abortion
  5. Uterine Bleeding
  6. Pelvic Pain
  7. Fever Mild
  8. Anaphylactic reaction
  9. Angioedema Severe
  10. Peripheral Edema
  11. Hypertension
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  14. Anemia Moderate
  15. Abdominal Pain Mild
  16. Headache Mild
  17. Dyspepsia
  18. Chills
  19. Flatulence Mild
  20. Weakness

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Related Warnings

Is the use of Mifepristone + Misoprostol safe for pregnant women?

Mifepristone + Misoprostol shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Is the use of Mifepristone + Misoprostol safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Mifepristone + Misoprostol. Immediately discontinue Mifepristone + Misoprostol if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

What is the effect of Mifepristone + Misoprostol on the Kidneys?

No research work has been carried out till date on effects of Mifepristone + Misoprostol on kidney. So it is not known whether taking Mifepristone + Misoprostol will cause side effects on kidney or not.

What is the effect of Mifepristone + Misoprostol on the Liver?

Information about safety of Mifepristone + Misoprostol for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

What is the effect of Mifepristone + Misoprostol on the Heart?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Mifepristone + Misoprostol on the heart, information on safety of Mifepristone + Misoprostol for the heart is unavailable.

Severe Interaction of Mifepristone + Misoprostol with Other Drugs

Mifepristone + Misoprostol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mifepristone + Misoprostol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. Porphyria

Frequently asked Questions about Mifepristone + Misoprostol

Is this Mifepristone + Misoprostol habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Mifepristone + Misoprostol is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Mifepristone + Misoprostol you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Mifepristone + Misoprostol only as per medical advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Mifepristone + Misoprostol is not used to treat mental disorders.

Mifepristone + Misoprostol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Mifepristone + Misoprostol

Taking Mifepristone + Misoprostol with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Mifepristone + Misoprostol

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Mifepristone + Misoprostol with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

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  6. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cytotec® (misoprostol)