Synthetic analog of prostaglandin E.
Consists of two diastereoisomers (in the ratio 1:1).
Synonyms: Saytotek, Tsitotek, Cytotec.
The powder forming at cultivation by water viscous liquid.
Has anti-secretory activity. At intake (in the form of tablets) reduces secretion of hydrochloric acid, stimulates secretion of bicarbonate and slime, has cytoprotective effect. Action develops usually in 30 min. after reception and about 3 Parts proceed.
Apply mainly to prevention of ulcerogenic effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (see), including acetylsalicylic acid. Accept along with anti-inflammatory drugs during the whole time of their reception.
Appoint the adult 0, 2 mg (200 mkg) 3 - 4 times a day at meal time. The last dose is accepted shortly before a dream. In case of bad shipping reduce a single dose to 0, 1 mg (100 mkg). To children up to 18 years drug is not appointed (there is no enough observations).
At use the nausea, diarrhea, stomach aches, seldom skin rash, hypostases, drowsiness, hypo - or hypertensia and other by-effects are possible.
It is contraindicated at pregnancy (causes reduction of muscles of a uterus). In diseases of kidneys it is necessary to reduce a dose (drug in significant amounts is emitted with urine).
Packaging: tablets on 0, 2 mg (200 mkg) in packing on 100 pieces.
Storage: in the dry place.