Cytotec 100 Mcg Tablet
Cytotec® (misoprostol) is licensed to reduce the risk for stomach ulcers and complications from ulcers in people taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This prescription drug comes in the form of a tablet that is typically taken four times a day.
Cytotec tablets come in the following strengths:
- Cytotec 100 mcg (0.1 mg)
- Cytotec 200 mcg (0.2 mg).
Although the usual recommended dosage of Cytotec for preventing stomach ulcers in people taking NSAIDs is 200 mcg four times a day, your healthcare provider may lower your dose to 100 mcg of Cytotec tablets four times a day if you develop intolerable side effects.
(Click Cytotec for more details on the various strengths of this medicine. This article also presents an overview of how the drug works, possible side effects, and important dosing instructions.)