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Misoprostol

Identifier

019539

Type of Spiritual Experience

Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 8

Background

A description of the experience

Misoprostol, sold under the brandname Cytotec among others, is a medication used to start labor, cause an abortion, prevent and treat stomach ulcers, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus. For abortions it is often used with mifepristone or methotrexate. By itself effectiveness for this purpose is between 66% and 90%. It is taken either by mouth, under the tongue, or placed in the vagina.

Common side effects include diarrhea and abdominal pain. It is pregnancy category X meaning that it is known to result in negative outcomes for the baby if taken during pregnancy. Uterine rupture may occur. It is a synthetic prostaglandin E1 (PGE1).

On Jan, 04, 2017 5,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Misoprostol.
Among them, 8 people (0.14%) have Hallucination

 

On Jan, 7, 2016: 4,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Misoprostol. Among them, 24 people (0.52%) have Death.

Gender of people who have Death when taking Misoprostol  :

  Female Male
Death 90.91% 9.09%

Age of people who have Death when taking Misoprostol  :

  0-1 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+
Death 0.00% 0.00% 21.05% 42.11% 10.53% 0.00% 0.00% 26.32%

 

 

 

The source of the experience

eHealthme

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Overloads

Childbirth
Heartburn and ulcers
Illegal abortion
Pregnancy

Suppressions

Commonsteps

References