Misoprostol and Pregnancy
Misoprostol can be used to prevent gastric ulcers in patients taking NSAIDs. Do NOT administer to a patient who might be pregnant (because it can cause a miscarriage). HINT: "Me so pregnant, so nomisoprostol for me" or "Misoprostol can cause aMiscarrage".
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