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What is the typical dosage of mifepristone used to end a pregnancy?

What is the typical dosage of mifepristone used to end a pregnancy?

Data Requested Here: http://www.rxlist.com/mifeprex-ru486-drug/indications-dosage.htm Ultrasound pre and post are a necessity! ...Read more

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Can you get cramps when you take the first dose of mifepristone .

Can you get cramps when you take the first dose of mifepristone .

Yes: 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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My girlfriend is 2weeks pregnant ! Last night she took the dose of Mifepristone 200mg ! Today after 24hours how many tablets of Misoprostol should she take ?

My girlfriend is 2weeks pregnant !
Last night she took the dose of Mifepristone 200mg ! Today after 24hours how many tablets of Misoprostol should she take ?

Doctors instructions: If you are undergoing a medical elective abortion it is important to follow the doctors instructions as directed. It would be inappropriate to counsel you on medication instructions different from what the prescribing doctor has directed. ...Read more

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Now even after 3 rd dose there is very little bleeding I have taken mifepristone and misoprostol please help me what should I do is there any problem?

Now even after 3 rd dose there is very little bleeding I have taken mifepristone and misoprostol please help me what should I do is there any problem?

Get help: You'll need to seek care with a doctor or other provider who has experience in the use of these medications for medical abortion. They need to check if the medication worked or not. ...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?

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?

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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How bad is the pain associated with mifepristone?

How bad is the pain associated with mifepristone?

Cramping: It is like a "bad period" cramping as the contents are expelled from the uterus. ...Read more

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Side effects of mifepristone?

Side effects of mifepristone?

Very Rare: This medication is used to terminate a pregnancy most commonly. Because the medication is used as a single dose most side effects and interactions are rare. There are medication interactions and uncommon side effects which the link below explains in detail. In actual use, it is VERY safe without long term side effects. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a600042.html ...Read more

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I took misprostol before 3 days and now mifepristone but bleed ing has not yet started?

I took misprostol before 3 days and now mifepristone but bleed ing has not yet started?

Wait: If you just took the mifepristone today, then you should give it a little more time. Typically, women take the misoprostol AFTER they take the mifepristone. Typically 24 to 48 hours after the mifepristone. ...Read more

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If mifepristone and misopristol are taken without pregnancy what happens??

If mifepristone and misopristol are taken without pregnancy what happens??

Side Effects: Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) analog that is also used to prevent gastric ulcers. So it protects the stomach when you take Ibuprofen or other NSAIDs. Mifepristone can cause bleeding, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, and fever. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a very rare but serious complication. ...Read more

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Should misoprostol be inserted vaginally after 24hours or 6-8hours after taking the mifepristone?

Should misoprostol be inserted vaginally after 24hours or 6-8hours after taking the mifepristone?

MisoprostolForAborti: Swallow1 pill 200mgm of Mifepristone.Wait 24to48 hours.Then take 4 pills 200mgm each You do not insert any pill in vagina ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take for nausea from Mifepristone?

Is there anything I can take for nausea from Mifepristone?

Ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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After taking mifepristone is der a chance of being a pregnant?

After taking mifepristone is der a chance of being a pregnant?

Always a chance: 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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What are the side effects that a patient should be aware of the mifepristone?

What are the side effects that a patient should be aware of the mifepristone?

Multiple: Common: constipation; decreased appetite; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; headache; heartburn; joint pain; mild muscle pain; nausea; sinus pain; sore throat; stomach pain; stuffy nose; tiredness; vomiting; weakness; back pain; chills/shaking; stomach (menstrual-like) pain and/or cramping; tiredness; vaginal bleeding or discharge. Incomplete list more severe-alert md exist. Contact md. ...Read more