PPH 600 MCG tablet is a prescription medication containing misoprostol. It is used for the prevention of NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medications) induced peptic ulcers, prevention of postpartum haemorrhage, as well termination of pregnancy during the first trimester.
NSAIDs are a type of medication commonly used as painkillers. These also affect the production of acid in the stomach and can cause ulcers. These ulcers can cause serious complications, and PPH 600 MCG tablets can be used to prevent them. PPH 600 MCG tablets cannot be prescribed in women who are pregnant. In the prevention of ulcers in women of childbearing age, a negative pregnancy test is required.
After childbirth, this medication may be given to you as part of the effort to reduce the amount of blood that you might lose after delivery. If used for termination of pregnancy, it is usually used in combination with another medication called mifepristone. These use of PPH 600 MCG tablets in obstetrics and gynaecology, though very common, are not FDA approved....
Q: I was prescribed this tablet by my doctor. After starting it, my period was delayed. Should I stop taking the tablet?
A: PPH 600 MCG tablets can cause menstrual irregularities. However, it is important to consult your doctor at the earliest. Do not abruptly start or stop using the tablet.
Q: I have a fever after taking this tablet. What should I do?
A: Fever is a common side effect of PPH 600 MCG tablets when used for the prevention of NSAID-induced gastric ulcers. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine for this. NSAIDs are commonly used to treat fever, and these may worsen gastric ulcers.
Q: It has been 24 hours since I took this medication, but I do not see any effects. Should I take another dose?
A: This medication can take up to 24-48 hours to take effect. Take this medication as recommended by your doctor. Do not increase the dose without the prescription of your treating physician.