2016 Treatments for Acid-Peptic Diseases

Replace prostaglandins
MISOPROSTOL

Based on mechanism of action, MISOPROSTOL (PGE1) is the drug of choice for treatment of ulcers induced by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, although side effects and the need for frequent dosing limit its use.  It is abortifacient. Critical facts icon

Mechanism of Action

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