Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Misoprostol

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Misoprostol.

Class of drug

  • Synthetic prostaglandin E2 analogue.

Description

Storage requirements

  • Store below 30°C.

Uses

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Indications

  • Prevent and promote healing of gastric and duodenal ulcers, particularly those associated with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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