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Revised: 6/2021

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Cytotec tablets 200
 Active ingredient:
Misoprostol
 Dosage form:
white tablet with split line (hexagon), major axis: 9.2 mm, minor axis: 8.4 mm, thickness: 3.5 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) CYTOTEC 200μg, サイトテック, 200μg, (Back) サイトテック200μg, SEARLE 111, ミソプロストール

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses gastric acid secretion and protects gastric mucosa.
It is usually used to treat gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer attributable to long-term administration of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant/possibly getting pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (200 mcg of the active ingredient) at a time, 4 times a day, after each meal and before bedtime. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule from the next meal or bedtime. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine has been reported to cause uterine contraction and spontaneous abortion. If a woman takes this medicine, receive an adequate explanation for the following points from doctor or pharmacist.
    -Make sure that you are not pregnant.
    -Avoid pregnancy while taking this medicine.
    -If you notice any signs of pregnancy, stop taking this medicine and consult with your doctor immediately.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • breathing difficulty, trembling, pale face [shock, anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. If you dispose of unused medicines, ask the pharmacy or medical institution how to discard them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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