Venezuela: Clinics and Organizations

Misoprostol is difficult to get (brands Arthrotec and Cytotec)

Misoprostol Availability

Misoprostol is registered as Cytotec and Artrotec. However the Ministry of Health has ordered the prescription of medication with a “prescription filed" . The provision is in effect and has resulted in sanctions being imposed on pharmacies that sell the medicine without prescription (CLACAI).

Women with unwanted pregnancies who need help can get information about the best use of misoprostol for a safe abortion through safe abortion hotlines; phones: 0426-1169496 / 0414-4916747 /  0412-9332364


Women's Organizations

Please go here to find information about women's organisations in Venezuela