Medication Monitor

Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
July 17, 2019


(Cytotec generic—Zydus Cadila)
Generic misoprostol approved for prevention of stomach ulcers

Zydus Cadila announced FDA approval of misoprostol tablets, a generic of Cytotec, 100 mcg and 200 mcg to prevent stomach ulcers in patients taking pain medications, especially if the patient is at risk for developing ulcers or has a past history of ulcers.

Misoprostol helps to decrease risk of serious ulcer complications such as bleeding.