• drug
  • Misoprostol is a member of the drug class miscellaneous GI agents . (drugs.com)
  • has received both oral and written warnings of the hazards of misoprostol, the risk of possible contraception failure, and the danger to other women of childbearing potential should the drug be taken by mistake. (rxlist.com)
  • Interventions
  • Misoprostol does not require a cold supply chain, and is cheap and effective, making it a perfect candidate for community-based interventions. (msh.org)
  • birth
  • Upon the birth attendant's arrival, Linda presented the three misoprostol pills she had recently been given by a home health promoter. (msh.org)
  • Several days prior, a home health promoter had visited Linda and discussed with her a birth preparedness plan, informing her of the benefits of taking misoprostol immediately after delivery to prevent excessive bleeding. (msh.org)
  • Studies
  • Studies on this medicine have been done only in adult patients, and there is no specific information comparing use of misoprostol in children with use in other age groups. (mayoclinic.org)
  • The use of misoprostol has been extensively studied but normally in small, poorly defined studies. (wikipedia.org)