Mizolast 200 MCG Tablet

Manufactured byFdc Ltd.
ContainsMisoprostol
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Description

Mizolast 200 MCG Tablet is an effective antiulcer medication used to prevent the secretion of acid in the stomach. It is primarily used to prevent ulcers caused due to non-steroidal pain medication. This medicine can cause uterine contraction and is sometimes used for labor induction and termination of pregnancy.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mizolast 200 MCG Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Pelvic pain and cramping
  • Shortness of breath
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Disrupted menstrual cycle

Uses of Mizolast 200 MCG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • NSAID induced ulcers
  • Induction of labor
  • Postpartum bleeding
  • Cervical ripening
  • Termination of pregnancy
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed after 2-3 hours of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3-5 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Use of this medicine for the treatment of ulcers is not recommended for pregnant women as the risk of birth defects, abortion and other abnormalities are very high. All women of childbearing potential are advised to use adequate means of contraception while using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is should be used with caution in women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Pregnancy

This medicine should not be used to treat ulcers caused by the uptake of non-steroidal pain medication or otherwise by pregnant women. It can cause birth defects, abortions, uterine rupture etc.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to it or any other medicine which are prostaglandin analogues.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of this medicine for the treatment of ulcers is not recommended for pregnant women as the risk of birth defects, abortion and other abnormalities are very high. All women of childbearing potential are advised to use adequate means of contraception while using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is should be used with caution in women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Bacterial infections

Use of this medicine has been reported to cause bacterial infections in some patients. Any instance of infection after using this medicine should be informed to the doctor.

Excessive bleeding

Use of this medicine has been associated with excessive bleeding in some patients and hence any such instance should be reported to the doctor.

Uterine rupture

This medicine has been associated with cases of uterine rupture when used for labor induction in some cases. Caution is advised while using this medicine if the patient is in the late thirties and beyond or the delivery is cesarean.

Diarrhea

Use of this medicine can cause diarrhea and hence should not be coadministered with other diarrhea causing medications.

Severe anemia

Use of this medicine is not recommended for women with severe anemia.

Other disease

The safety and efficacy of this medicine is not established for patients suffering from heart disease, diabetes, kidney impairment or respiratory disease. Hence, caution is advised in such cases.

Use in smokkers

This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are heavy smokers as the risk of adverse effects is significantly higher.

Use in pregnancy

This medicine can cause birth defects, abortions and other serious complications if given to pregnant women. Hence, use of this medicine for treatment or prevention of ulcers is not recommended. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future.

Gastro-intestinal problems

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include sleepiness, diarrhea, severe stomach pain and cramps, fever, decreased pulse etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Dinoprostone

Antacids containing magnesium

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Mizolast 200 MCG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. This medicine is usually taken with meals before bedtime. An adequate amount of water should be consumed while taking this medicine. Certain temporary side effects like nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain are likely in the first few days after you start taking this medicine. Consult your doctor if these symptoms last for more than a week.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Prostaglandin is a natural substance produced in the body which reduces gastric acid secretion and protects the walls of the stomach. This medicine has a similar action to prostaglandin and has anti-ulcer and oxytocin-like properties.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous GI agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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Misoprostol | C22H38O5 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 31 March 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5282381#section=Top

[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from: [Accessed 16 Nov. 2017].

http://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/9352
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