Cytotec is a medication beneficial to terminate the early pregnancy. Generic name of Cytotec is misoprostol. Cytotec can induce abortion or induce labor beyond 8th week pregnancy. Cytotec is also helpful in curing ulcers triggered by NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Cytotec bears prostaglandin E1 properties. This works by minimizing the quantity of acid released in the stomach and shielding the stomach inner lining, which is helpful in reducing the danger of stomach ulcers. In case of pregnancy this drug should not be consumed for curing ulcers because it might end up in pregnancy termination, birth defects and premature birth. This medication provides cheap, efficient, easy way of medical abortion at home without any surgical operations. Cytotec can be taken alone for abortion in prescribed doses or it can be taken along with other drug like Mifepristone for stronger effects.
Cytotec contains either 100 mcg or 200 mcg of misoprostol, which is a synthetic prostaglandin E1 analog. Cytotec tablet is soluble in water and forms viscous liquid. This drug contains few inactive ingredients such as hypromellose, sodium starch glycolate, microcrystalline cellulose, hydrogenated castor oil. Cytotec is a tablet bearing molecular weight of 382.53/mol and its molecular formula is C22H38O5 and few other chemical names are, Misopess, Misoprostolum and Isprelor.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Cytotec/Misoprostol is generally used to treat ulcers, but apart from this it also results in aborting the pregnancy. This drug is a kind of hormone called as prostaglandin. For stronger reaction from uterus for effective results cytotec is taken in combination with the mifepristone. Cytotec alone can also cause abortion. This drug shows properties similar to prostaglandin E1. Whenever cytotec interacts with prostaglandin, it results in contraction of uterus induces the expulsion of the embryo contents and softens the cervix. This expulsion of dead embryo results in bleeding. This is how the pregnancy will be safely terminated by this medication.
Buy Cytotec Online that drug can be used either orally or by inserting into vagina. It works better when it is used vaginally. Avoid vaginal administering in case of any infections.
Take 4 cytotec tablets of 200mcg each (in total 800mcg). Place these tablets under the tongue. Don’t swallow the tablets. Let the tablets to dissolve completely under the tongue for about 30 minutes. After 3 hours take another 4 cytotec pills and let it dissolve under the tongue for 30 minutes. Once again after 3 hours take 4 pills of cytotec and let it dissolve under the tongue completely. Avoid any magnesium containing antacid intake after taking cytotec.
If the abortion happened successfully, one should start feeling muscle cramps, and bleeding. If you don’t experience the bleeding then you’ve a positive pregnancy and confirm it by an ultrasound. This can be dangerous and medical emergency. If by tests once doctor confirms that in uterus you still have pregnancy then you need to take high doses of cytotec for terminating pregnancy. If you’ve any allergic reactions with any other drugs which might trigger allergy when cytotec is administered, hence talk to your pharmacist before taking this medication.
If you’ve any medical history related to inflammatory bowel disease, heart disease, dehydration issues then you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not share your medicine with others without any medical guidance.
Intake of misoprostol/cytotec can result in nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, stomach pain, fever, vomiting, irregular heartbeats, difficult to breathe, anxiety, tiredness, blood in the urine, swelling seen in lips, tongue, face and mouth regions, wheezing problem. Some allergic reactions such as itching, hives, skin rashes and so on. This is not a complete list of all the adverse effects caused by cytotec. These symptoms will not last longer than a week. In case of extension consult the doctor.
WHEN NOT TO TAKE CYTOTEC?
Ectopic pregnancy suspected women should not take this medication. If you’ve allergies triggered by cytotec previously then you must avoid this drug. Cytotec should not be administered if you’ve intrauterine device. People with health issues like severe anaemia, cardiovascular problems, infections of uterus, anticoagulants, people undergoing through hyper tension therapy should avoid this medication. If the pregnancy crossed 12 weeks then this drug is not recommended to use. If the person is allergic to prostaglandins then they must avoid cytotec consumption. Never take this drug to cure ulcers when you have pregnancy. Cytotec will be present in breast milk so avoid this tablet if you’re breast feeding.
Cytotec should be stored under room temperature of 250C. This medication should not be directly exposed to sunlight or fire. Preserve the medicine away from kids and pets. Do not store this medicine under moisture.
Cytotec should not be consumed in very high doses, which can be poisonous. High doses can cause gastrointestinal discomforts. You need to take guidance of pharmacist for increasing the doses. In general prescribed doses cytotec will induce an abortion. In very rare cases you might need few extra doses.
It is good to take medicines on proper time schedule for expecting better results. If any chance you miss dose then take as soon as you remember. If the drug schedule timing is close to the next intake then skip it. To balance the dose, never ever try to double the dose, which can be very dangerous.