abortion-inducing drug


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Noun1.abortion-inducing drug - a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortionabortion-inducing drug - a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
abortion pill, mifepristone, RU 486 - an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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We decided that clients would approach the pharmacy vendor and ask directly for an abortion-inducing drug instead of asking for a drug to regulate menstruation because recent qualitative researchl (10) suggests that women mention Cytotec more frequently when inquiring about drugs to interrupt a pregnancy than when asking about drugs to regulate menstruation.
The details of the situation that led the twenty-seven-year-old Florida native to decide to take the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 are not so uncommon.
In the same vein, bishops claim that emergency contraception, which is a higher dose of regular contraceptives, should be categorized as an abortion-inducing drug, despite all scientific and medical evidence showing that it acts before a pregnancy occurs.
An abortion-inducing drug has cleared the last major obstacle to marketing in the United States by receiving conditional approval from the Food and Drug Administration, the drug's sponsor announced Wednesday.
The controversy surrounding RU486 (mifepristone) centers on its use as an abortion-inducing drug.
Earlier this summer, abortion opponents petitioned the Iowa Board of Medicine to establish new rules that require a doctor to be physically present with a woman when an abortion-inducing drug is provided and require a follow-up visit by the doctor.
As of June, Wisconsin had banned the use of telemedicine for medication abortion, while Oklahoma expanded its existing ban (on the use of telemedicine to prescribe the abortion-inducing drug mifepristone) to prohibit telemedicine for any kind of medically induced abortion.
The Government allowed an extremely powerful, hormonal, abortion-inducing drug to be sold over the counter at local chemists to any women, young or old, who requested it.
An Edinburgh University team have finished the first stages of research into the pill which is made from an abortion-inducing drug.
Following the FDA regimen for abortion-inducing drugs isn't unsafe, but it is less effective and has more side effects than the evidence-based protocol followed by most abortion providers, said Fine, who participated in the FDA's clinical trial for Mifeprex, the abortion-inducing drug.
An Edinburgh University team have finished the first stages of research into the use of the pill, which is made from an abortion-inducing drug .