BRIEF SUMMARY

1990 The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association  
Considerations before you prescribe Cytotec • Because of its abortifacient property, Cytotec should not be prescribed for women who are pregnant. Patients must be advised of the abortifacient property and warned not to give the drug to others. BRIEF SUMMARY CONTRAINDICATIONS AND WARNINGS: Cytotec (misoprostol) is contraindicated. because of its abortifacient property, in women who are pregnant . (See Precautions .) Patients must be advised of the abortifacient property and warned not to give
more » ... drug to others. Cytotec should not be used in women of childbearing potential unless the patient requires nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy and is at high risk of complications from gastric ulcers associated with use of the NSAID, or is at high risk of developing gastric ulceration . In such patients, Cytotec may be prescribed if the patient
doi:10.1515/jom-1990-901102 fatcat:exgdqyukofh4hkbc7vylvlwyai