CSM Pakistan Guarantee limited (a sister concern of Marie Stopes Society a partner of Marie Stopes International UK, a trusted name for consumer’s contraceptive and reproductive health related products range like Xtacy, Xtacy Max, Excite, Xact PT strips, and Exciter capsules), is now presenting Misoprostol, which is registered in Pakistan by Marie Stopes International (MSI) under the brand name of Misoclear on 16th of April, 2011.
Misoclear (Misoprostol) is a maternal lifesaving drug. Marie Stopes International is involved in registering Misoprostol in its program countries. According to the latest update, MSI has registered this drug under the same brand name Misoclear in Vietnam, Kenya, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Mali and Pakistan. Registration is under process in a number of other countries.
What is Misoclear?
Misoclear contains 200mcg of Misoprostol which is a synthetic prostaglandin E1 analog. Misoprostol was first invented and marketed by G.D. Searle & Company (now Pfizer) under the trade name Cytotec. This drug is generally registered for prevention and treatment of gastric ulcers resulting from chronic administration of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
In the field of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Misoclear (Misoprostol) has a wide range of uses including:
Prevention and treatment of Post-Partum Hemorrhage
Induction of Labor
Treatment of Incomplete & Missed Abortion: Misoprostol also induces uterine contractions hence it is commonly used off-label for treatment of early pregnancy failures including incomplete and missed abortions
Cervical preparation before the insertion of Intrauterine Devices
Misoclear (Misoprostol) is one the best uterotonic agent because of its following attributes:
Ease of use
Stability in field conditions
The drug can be administered by oral, sublingual, vaginal and rectal routes.
Misoclear is manufactured by Zafa Pharmaceuticals (the manufacturers of tablet S.T. Mom).
The quality evaluation is done by the manufacturer prior to distribution. MSI - UK is also involved in assurance of complete quality of Misoclear.
Misoclear is being marketed by CSM Pakistan through Pakistan wide distribution network of Vikor Enterprises.
Misoclear is available as a 10 tablet pack, with each tablet containing 200mcg Misoprostol with the MRP of Rs.10 per tablet.