Tag: "mifepristone" at medical news
Mifepristone Reliable For Treating Uterine Fibroids
... by University of Rochester, Low doses of the drug mifepristone
(also known as RU-486) shrinks the uterine fibroid...rat model. Federal funding for research related to mifepristone
should be given a high priority.' Doctors have known from prior data that mifepristone, an antipro...
Breast Cancer Prevention Using Abortion Drug Considered
...ary cells, which carries the flawed gene. The drug mifepristone
can block progesterone levels and thus decelerate the growth of cancer cells. The researchers are no doubt, very excited about this discovery as it has opened new vistas for women with a high genetic risk of cancer. More research will be required ...
Medically Induced Abortions (MIAs) Causes More Deaths Due To Infection
...tioning the safety of the combination of the drugs mifepristone
and misoprostol that are usually used in MIAs. A...se, ID, nearly 2 million women in Europe have used mifepristone
and no C. sordellii infections or deaths have been reported. Since 2000, more than 600,000 women in ...
Record Number Of Women Use Abortion Pills
...two stages. The first oral dose of the drug called mifepristone
has to be taken in a clinic. This blocks the pregnancy hormones. Two days later, the woman should return for a second drug, which triggers the miscarriage. Patients are sent away after the second dose so the miscarriage takes place at home. People ...
Medical Management Now Available For Miscarriage
...s used in elective medical abortions; the other is mifepristone
(RU486). Misoprostol, which was originally developed to prevent ulcers, causes the uterus to contract and is sometimes used to induce labor. A comparative study conducted on the effectiveness of medical management versus surgical management for ear...
Sepsis Death Reported With Mifepristone – FDA Issues Warnin
...nco Laboratories' Mifeprex -- known generically as mifepristone
-- which when taken with misoprostol can cause a m...ccording to the directions, women should take both mifepristone
and misoprostol orally, but some clinics instruct patients to insert misoprostol vaginally. In th...
Abortion Pill approved by FDA
...that is a very positive thing." "The approval of mifepristone
is the result of the FDA's careful evaluation of the scientific evidence related to the safe and effective use of this drug," said Dr. Jane Henney, commissioner of food and drugs. "The FDA's review and approval of this drug hasadhered strictly to our...