Cytotec is a drug used in the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The drug increases blood flow to mucous membranes, stimulates the production of bicarbonate and protective mucus, and also accelerates the healing process of erosions and ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract.
In a number of reviews about Cytotec it is noted that this drug is effective as a preventive measure. Cytotec prevents formation of erosive lesions in the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract.
This tool contributes to the inhibition of stimulated and nocturnal production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, provides the increased strength and frequency of contractions of the intestinal muscles. The drug action is observed after an hour from the time of admission. Duration of therapeutic effect is an average of three to six hours.
Misoprostol is the main active component, which is included with this tool.
Indications for use.
In accordance with the instructions of Cytotec, a drug used for the prevention and in the treatment of erosions and ulcer disease of the gastrointestinal tract.
Due to the ability of misoprostol to reduce the myometrium Cytotec used for abortion. In this case, the drug is used in combination with mifepristone antigestagens, under the supervision of a gynecologist.
Cytotec instructions: method of application.
In accordance with the instructions Cytotec if the patient has ulcers and erosions of the gastrointestinal tract the drug should be taken for 600-800 mg per day divided intake into three or four stages. In some cases, allowed dose of 800 mg of the tool, is divided into two stages. This latter method must be carried out before bedtime. The duration of treatment in this case is one or two months. This is followed by a control endoscopy to confirm the beginning of remission.
Patients suffering from renal failure, and hypersensitivity to misoprostol, the drug should be taken in a dosage of 100 mcg Cytotec.
In some cases the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs causes the development of ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract. In this case, in the process of conducting therapy with the use of asteroidov it is recommended to take Cytotec as prophylaxis at a dosage of 400-800 mcg two to four times. The duration of prophylactic course corresponds to the duration of treatment with nesteroidne.
Cytotec for abortion used in the third stage of medical abortion. At the first stage the patient passes the examination, the second taking 600 mg of Mifegyne under the supervision of a physician. In the third stage, the patient should visit a gynecologist and take 400 mg of Cytotec for abortion. Usually, the fertilized egg is released some time after taking pills. In some cases it can come out in a few days. Within one to two weeks after the abortion the woman observed scant spotting from the vagina.
After seven to ten days after reception of tablets the patient must undergo a control ultrasound in order to confirm successful medical abortion.
In some of the reviews about the drug it is noted that menstruation after using Cytotec for abortion occurs within 28-32 days.
Side effects of Cytotec.
According to the reviews of Cytotec, the drug in some cases can cause the development in patients abdominal pain, flatulence, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, painful, prolonged and heavy menstruation and bleeding from the uterus not associated with the menstrual cycle.
In some of the reviews on Cytotec it is noted that the drug can cause cramps, fatigue, weight changes, skin rash, and fatigue.
Overdose of the drug can cause:
- The development of tremor;
- Blood pressure reduction;
- Heart palpitations;
In this case, symptomatic therapy.
In the case of simultaneous use of Mifegyne and Cytotec for abortion the patient may experience nagging pains in the abdomen, and cramping pain in the process of entering the ovum.
In rare cases, under the influence of these funds in women was torn uterus, resulting in the opened uterine bleeding.
In accordance with the instructions Cytotec, the drug should not be taken by children under the age of eighteen years, as well as patients suffering from severe hypersensitivity to misoprostol. In the instructions Cytotec it is also noted that this tool should not be taken by women during pregnancy and lactation.
In ischemic heart disease, atherosclerosis of brain vessels, reduced pressure, enterocolitis, diarrhea, epilepsy, coronarocardiosclerosis, as well as the blood circulation of the brain, the drug should be taken under medical supervision.
Cytotec for termination of pregnancy is strictly forbidden to make yourself at home.