mifepristone

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mifepristone

an antiprogestogenic steroid, used in the medical termination of pregnancy. Formula: C29H35NO2
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She was given RU486 (sold under the name Mifegyne in Europe), and returned home after a period of observation with instructions to call doctors if her bleeding became excessive.
The French-made abortion drug RU-486, now called Mifegyne, has been approved in Germany and imposed on seven other European countries which had no legislation for or against RU-486, by the Brussels bureaucracy.
Mifepristone is commonly available under the brand names Mifiprex, Mifegyne or Mifegest, and under several other brand names in India and China.