MIPTOL

Misoprostol

Gynaecological » Uterotonics/Antiulcerants » Prostaglandin E1 Analog

 
 
 
 
 


Indication

Gynecological indication : Labor induction (In unfavorable cervical conditions), in the prevention and treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) and incomplete abortion and miscarriage. Antiulcerant Indication : Miptol (Misoprostol) is indicated for reducing the risk of NSAID induced gastric ulcers in patients at high risk of complications from gastric ulcer


Dosage and Administration

Gynecological Dosage & Administration : Induction of Labor : 25 mcg vaginally. Repeat after every 6 hours if necessary until the maximum dosage of 200 mcg total misoprostol is reached. Vaginal route is well established. Misoprostol has also been given orally 50 mcg 4 hourly. But this route is less established. However, in both cases uterus contractions and fetal heart rate should be monitored properly. Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) prophylaxis. 600 mcg orally immediately following delivery of the child after confirming that there is no mutiple pregnancy Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) treatment. 1000 mcg rectally or 200 mcg orally with 400 mcg sublingually or 600 mcg orally. Incomplete abortion (4 - 12 weeks gestation ) : 600mcg orally as a single dose.


Composition

Each tablet contains Misoprostol BP 200 mcg.