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Misoprostol

Dosing Information for Misoprostol

The dose of misoprostol your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on how well you tolerate the medication. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Misoprostol Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Misoprostol may react with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Misoprostol).
 

What If Overdose on This Medication?

An overdose with this medication could cause stomach and intestinal side effects, as well as other problems. If you take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Cytotec Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Information

Misoprostol should be stored at room temperature in a dry area. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What If I Miss a Dose of Misoprostol?

If you do not take your misoprostol as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Cytotec).
 

Who Makes Misoprostol?

Brand-name misoprostol (sold under the name Cytotec) is made by Pfizer, Inc., for G.D. Searle, LLC. Generic misoprostol is made by Greenstone, LLC.
 

Misoprostol Drug Information

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