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How does mifepristone work?

How does mifepristone work?

StopsPregnancyGrowth: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Mifepristone blocks progesterone receptors. ...Read more

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My friend age is 21.She got pregnant for 4 weeks.We planned to use unwanted kit for abortion.It is mifepristone and misoprostal.Is it safe to use that

My friend age is 21.She got pregnant for 4 weeks.We planned to use unwanted kit for abortion.It is mifepristone and misoprostal.Is it safe to use that

Probably is safe: Not knowing the doses of each medication, or the detail of the patient instructions that come with the medication, I am hesitant to give a "yes" or "no" answer. It is always a good idea to get advice from a gynecologist about something this important. ...Read more

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Can my girlfriend get pregnant from unprotected sex 7 days after taking mifepristone? Should she take it again? How long is a pill useful for?

Can my girlfriend get pregnant from unprotected sex 7 days after taking mifepristone? Should she take it again? How long is a pill useful for?

Mefipristone: If your girlfriend is already terminating a pregnancy with mefipristone, no you cannot get her pregnant again. Please be responsible and use condoms if you sre not ready to bring a child into your life. She can also ho on the pill for contraception. Play it safe please. ...Read more

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What is mifepristone?

What is mifepristone?

Mifepristone: Mifepristone is a manufactured steroid with hormonal properties used for terminating pregnancy or treating people with Cushing syndrome. ...Read more

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How does mifepristone work?

StopsPregnancyGrowth: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Mifepristone blocks progesterone receptors. ...Read more

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Can mifepristone be reversed?

Can mifepristone be reversed?

No. Discuss with MD.: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together either simultaneously if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Do not try on your own ...Read more

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