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Related to Mifeprex: Misoprostol, abortion pill


A trademark for the drug mifepristone.


(ˈmɪf əˌprɛks)
Trademark. a brand of mifepristone.
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See Mifeprex Prescriber's Agreement, supra note 27.
In a chemical ["RU-486"] abortion, a woman takes two drugs: Mifeprex, at the abortion clinic, and then 4872 hours later, misoprostol, a prostaglandin, typically at home.
25, 2017) (discussing Mifeprex dosages approved by the FDA in 2016 expanding pregnancy termination time window).
On March 30th, the FDA announced three changes to the Mifeprex label, effective immediately.
The agency eased access to Mifeprex by updating the prescribing information on the drug's label, expanding use to 70 days of gestation from the current 49 days, cutting the recommended dose of the chug and reducing the number of required visits to a doctor.
Planned Parenthood has seven clinics in the state where women can get the two types of pills necessary for an abortion: Mifeprex, which blocks progesterone, a hormone that is vital to a pregnancy, and misoprostol, which causes uterine contractions that flush out the pregnancy.
Mifepristone, also known as Mifeprex or RU-486, was developed in the early 1980s and is the backbone of the most effective medication abortion regimens available.
Mifeprex (Mifepristone) Information, Food & Drug Admin.
According to the introduction to AUL's "Abortion-Inducing Drugs Safety Act," variance from the FDA protocol is motivated by greed: "Abortion providers misuse the Mifeprex regimen because it is more convenient--and more profitable.
He emphasized that the FDA regimen requires the patient to take three Mifeprex pills and return to the clinic two days later to receive a dose of misoprostol, but Whole Woman's Health does not follow that protocol.
Due to the fact that there have been seven deaths in Canada and California associated with the use of Mifeprex, ACCON has stopped offering medical abortions "
In the United States, one can obtain Mifeprex only from a