Misoprost 25 Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Misoprost Tablet

Misoprost 25 Tablet is used in medical abortion and post-delivery bleeding.

Misoprost Tablet side effects

  • Heavy menstrual periods
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Uterine contractions
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach cramp

How to use Misoprost Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Misoprost 25 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Misoprost Tablet works

Misoprost 25 Tablet increases contractions of the uterus to cause abortion. It can also prevent post-delivery bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus.

Misoprost Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Misoprost 25 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Misoprost 25 Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Misoprost 25 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Misoprost 25 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Misoprost 25 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. This medicine may be started with a low dose and then increased with caution by your doctor.
Misoprost 25 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Misoprost 25 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Misoprost Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Misoprost 25 Tablet, it is likely that the termination will not be fully effective. Talk to your doctor if you forget to take Misoprost 25 Tablet.

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Expert Advice

  • Misoprost 25 Tablet helps terminate pregnancy when used along with another medicine called mifepristone.
  • It may also be used to prevent excessive bleeding after delivery.
  • For pregnancy termination:
    • Take it no later than 49 days (7 weeks) after the first day of your last menstrual period.
    • Take it 36 – 48 hours after taking mifepristone
    • Rest for at least 3 hours after taking the medicine.
    • If you vomit within 30 minutes of taking the tablet, talk to your doctor immediately. You will need to take another tablet.
    • Take it only as prescribed by the doctor. Miscarriages, if incomplete, may result in serious medical complications leading to hospitalization, surgery and possible infertility.
    • Vaginal bleeding lasting for approximately 12 days will occur after taking this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if excessive bleeding occurs or if you suffer from severe abdominal pain.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It does not affect fertility. Use contraception to avoid pregnancy.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Misoprost

I & my partner had a unprotected intercourse. But since i am going some medical treatment I dont want to be pregnant now for the safety of new born. So is there any chances to check whether pregnancy test is positive or not & is there any remedy to avoid it safely without any side effect.
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
what medical treatment u r undergoingu can take I pill inly within 72 hrs of unprotected intercourse. but it is als not 100% efficacious. other den dis there is no other method to avoid pregnancy rt now. n there are no ways to know whether u cls be preganant by thia single exposuen you have to wait for your cycles.only at the time of ur due date or after missing period a urine pregnancy vl be able to tell u if u r pregnant or not n the only way to avoid pregnancy then would be medical abortion after getting a ultrasound pelvis for confirming location of pregnancyone more thing I Pill can bot be repeated again n again as with repeated use it disturbes the hormonal balance in body leading to unpredocatible ovulation and unwanted pregnancy. so either you need to use condoms for further exposures or any other contraceptive methods but that wls depens upon the medical treatment u r undergoing
Hi Last month I had an Medical abortion on 26th August. Just wanted to know whether I can have sex with my boyfriend so early. Generaly we use precaution but some time we used Ipill and this time it did not work. Also if you can suggest me some pills like Saheli. I have never used Saheli but had heard lot of time through my friends. So just wanted to make sure of it.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Try using loette tablets starting from 2nd day of your periods for 21 days.start next pack from 2nd day of next period.Whereas as sec is concerned please use contraceptives like condoms or pills. I pill is not fail proof and should be used only in emergency cases like once a year or so.
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Q. Does Misoprost cause weight gain?

There is no evidence of Misoprost causing weight gain. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Misoprost available or sold over the counter?

No. Misoprost is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is Misoprost available and legal in India?

Yes. Misoprost is legally available in India
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Oct 2018.
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