Generic Cytotec is a synthesized analogue of the prostaglandin E1 produced by the body. This molecule enhances the protective properties of the gastrointestinal mucosa by stimulating the production of mucus by glandular cells of the stomach, enhancing the natural secretion of bicarbonate molecules. This increases the stability of the gastrointestinal mucosa, and prevents from aggressive components from the products that form the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract.
Generic Cytotec is also marketed as Misoprostol, Cyotec.
*Generic Cytotec ® is a registered trade mark of Pfizer.