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How to dilute 200 mcg of Misoprostol in 200ml water

 Misoprostol tablets can dissoved in water by simply adding them to a known quantity of water. The concentration should however be carefully calculated. A detailed description of the process is shown below. An alternative method from South Africa is also available here.

Equipment:

 

  • Measuring jug
  • Spoon
  • Clean drinking water (200ml)
  • 1 Misoprostol tablet (200 micrograms)      
  • Clean bottle

 

Directions:

  • Measure out 200ml of clean water using the measuring jug. A suitable container that holds exactly 200ml may be used as an alternative.

 

 

  • Crush the Misoprostol tablet with a spoon

 

 

 

  • Pour the powdered Misoprostol into the water.

 

 

 

  • Stir well with a spoon until dissolved

 

 

 

  • Pour the solution into a clean empty bottle  

 

 Shake well before each administration 

If you wish to keep the solution for later use, you will need to create a label with the following information and attach it to the bottle:

MISOPROSTOL

200 micrograms in 200ml (1 microgram per ml)

Date the solution was made up

Discard after 24hours

Amount per administration

For oral use only

Shake well before use

PATIENTS NAME

(Keep out of reach of children)