Top
10
Doctor insights on: Mifepristone Side Effects

Share
1

1
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

4

4
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

6

6
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

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
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

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer