"Misoprostol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A synthetic analog of natural prostaglandin E1. It produces a dose-related inhibition of gastric acid and pepsin secretion, and enhances mucosal resistance to injury. It is an effective anti-ulcer agent and also has oxytocic properties.
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