Category «Abortives»

Silfio

The silfio , from the Greek Σίλφιον, or laserpicio in Latin , is a plant disappeared from the beginning of our era, similar to the asafétida , very valued in the antiquity in the Mediterranean area for its resinous exudate (laser) used for its properties like medicine and Gastronomic condiment. 1 Description of the plant …

Misoprostol

The misoprostol is a semi – synthetic analogue of prostaglandin E 1 (PGE 1 ) used for the prevention and treatment of ulcers , gastric and duodenal ulcers , particularly secondary employment for long periods of time drugs nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Ibuprofen , naproxen or aceclofenac. Its effect is directly on enterochromaffin …

Mifepristone

The mifepristone (or RU-486) is a synthetic compound steroid used as medicine with antiprogestágenas and antiglucocorticoid properties. It is a receptor antagonist progesterone used as an abortifacient in the early months of pregnancy , and lower doses as an emergency contraceptive in the days after intercourse . 1 2 During the first tests, it was …

Gemeprost

Gemeprost ( 16,16 -dimethyl-trans-delta2 PGE 1 methyl ester) is an analogous structure of prostaglandin E 1 . Clinical use The gemeprost is used in: Obstetric haemorrhage . Abortion with medication . Gemeprost is used as an alternative to misoprostol along with mifepristone to interrupt pregnancy up to 63 days (9 weeks) of gestation counted from …

Dinoprostone

The prostaglandin E2 or PGE2 is the active ingredient of the drug dinoprostona. Synonymous (5Z, 11α, 13E, 15S) -11,15-Dihydroxy-9-oxo-prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid) Dinoprostone The natural prostaglandin E2 (PGE2 or PGE2) is the active ingredient in the medicine known as dinoprostone. It has important effects during labor (maturation of the cervix, by softening it, as well as stimulating …

Artemisia vulgaris

The mugwort ( Artemisia vulgaris ) is a species of plant family of Asteraceae genus Artemisia . Occasionally called artemega , girdle , yuyo chrysanthemum , grass of San Juan and madra . Description It is a herbaceous perennifolia plant of 1 to 2 m (rarely 2.5 m), with woody roots. The leaves are 5 …