Misoprostol (Cytotec) is a 5 tablet blister pack of Misoprostol 200 mcg/tab. Manufacturer and product pack design may vary. This product does not contain Mifepriston. Click here for a full abortion kit.
Misoprostol (Cytotec) stimulates uterine contractility, that is accompanied with cramping pain and bleeding, thus the uterus gets rid of the ovum. Spasmolytics, such as Nospa, can be taken to ease the pain. Non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications, such as Aspirin, Diclofenac, Ibuprophen, Ketanov, Tempalgin, Paracetamol is prohibited due to its blocking action of Misoprostol!!! Side effects of Misoprostol: dizziness, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Cytotec (misoprostol) is a prescription medication used to prevent stomach ulcers in people taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). 1 Although labeled as an ulcer medication, misoprostol is also commonly used in combination with Mifeprex (mifepristone) to end an early pregnancy (abortion). 2 Cytotec is a synthetic prostaglandin.
How does an abortion with Cytotec work
The best and safest way a woman can do an abortion herself until the 12th week of pregnancy is with the use of medicine called Misoprostol (also known as Cytotec, Arthrotec, Oxaprost, Cyprostol, Mibetec, Prostokos or Misotrol). If you live in a country where there is no access to safe abortion services and you would like to obtain a medical abortion with Misoprostol, please read this.
Cytotec for medical abortion works best in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. After that, there is an increased risk of a complication and need for medical attention. A woman should make sure she is pregnant. She can do a pregnancy test or have an ultrasound.
To cause an abortion, a woman must put 4 pills of of 200 micrograms (in total 800 mcg) Cytotec under the tongue. Do not swallow the pills (at least until 30 minutes after putting the tablets under the tongue).
After 3 hours she should put another 4 pills of Cytotec under the tongue.
After 3 hours she should put another 4 pills of Cytotec under the tongue again for a third time. Do not swallow.