Prostaglandin Analog to Prevent NSAID-Induced Peptic Ulcer
Why It Is Used
Misoprostol is sometimes used to reduce the risk of Reference peptic ulcer disease Opens New Window in people who must use large doses of NSAIDs to treat arthritis or other painful, long-term (chronic) diseases.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology