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Hypersensitivity Reaction to Misoprostol—A Case Report

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Author(s): Monika Madaan | Manju Puri | Ritu Sharma | Shubha Sagar Trivedi

Journal: International Journal of Clinical Medicine
ISSN 2158-284X

Volume: 03;
Issue: 03;
Start page: 223;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Misoprostol | Hypersensitivity | Missed Abortion

ABSTRACT
Misoprostol has been used in obstetrics for a number of years in all trimesters of pregnancy. Apart from its side effect of causing congenital malformations in offsprings of users who have unsuccessfully used it as an abortifacient, it is considered a safe drug with few side effects. We here report a case of severe hypersensitivity reaction to misoprostol in a patient where it was used for first trimester abortion in a case of missed abortion.
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