mifepristone

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mifepristone

an antiprogestogenic steroid, used in the medical termination of pregnancy. Formula: C29H35NO2
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The US Food and Drug Administration has stepped in to make Danco Laboratories, which makes RU-486, sold here on prescription as Mifegyne, introduce the labelling on the drug which has also been linked to serious bacterial infections.
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.