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  • given
  • In the group A mifepristone 200 mg was given 48 hrs after which vaginal intravaginal insertion of 400ug of misoprostol upto a maximum of 5 doses or until the abortion occurs, whichever occurs early. (ijmcr.com)
  • medical
  • We built a coalition of over 4,000 groups, including leading national medical and scientific associations, supporting FDA approval of mifepristone. (feminist.org)
  • It is not surprising then that, among both women and the medical community, there are several challenges to mifepristone "uptake" having to do with the procedure itself, its economics and state policies for its use. (guttmacher.org)
  • Mifepristone is used for the medical treatment of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) caused by high cortisol levels in the blood (hypercortisolism) in adults with endogenous Cushing's syndrome who have type 2 diabetes mellitus or glucose intolerance and have failed surgery or cannot have surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The FDA prescribing information states no data are available on the safety and efficacy of mifepristone in women with chronic medical conditions, and "women who are more than 35 years of age and who also smoke 10 or more cigarettes per day should be treated with caution because such patients were generally excluded from clinical trials of mifepristone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Danco
  • Through an agreement with the Population Council (the non-profit institution which initially held mifepristone patent rights), Exelgyn (the French company holding international patent rights for mifepristone), and Danco (the US firm licensed to supply mifepristone in the United States), FMF in 1998 took on the unique responsibility of conducting the Mifepristone Compassionate Use Program. (feminist.org)
  • pregnancy
  • This includes after using this medicine (mifepristone tablets) to end pregnancy. (drugs.com)
  • Mifepristone is contraindicated in the presence of an intrauterine device, as well as with ectopic pregnancy, adrenal failure, hemorrhagic disorders, inherited porphyria, and anticoagulant or long-term corticosteroid therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • pharmaceutical
  • Mifepristone is a synthetic steroid compound used as a pharmaceutical. (primidi.com)
  • We gathered over 700,000 petitions from Americans, including over 3,000 scientists and 12 Nobel Laureates, to urge the European pharmaceutical company that developed mifepristone to release it to American women. (feminist.org)
  • reproductive
  • Exposure to a single large dose of mifepristone in newborn rats was not associated with any reproductive problems, although chronic low-dose exposure of newborn rats to mifepristone was associated with structural and functional reproductive abnormalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • In the meantime the FDA has advised doctors to prescribe antibiotics immediately to women who have taken mifepristone and who have symptoms of Clostridium sordelli infection, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and weakness. (medindia.net)
  • A postmarketing summary found, of about 1.52 million women who had received mifepristone until April 2011 in the United States, 14 were reported to have died after application. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • We conduct the only compassionate use program in the United States to provide mifepristone to physicians for critically ill patients, which remains the only way in which patients with life-threatening illnesses can obtain mifepristone. (feminist.org)
  • Today FMF is the sole supplier of mifepristone to cancer patients and others suffering from life-threatening diseases for whom standard therapies no longer work. (feminist.org)
  • Mifepristone is also used to control high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) in patients with Cushing's syndrome who also have type 2 diabetes and have failed surgery or are not candidates for surgery. (mayoclinic.org)
  • To compare daily oral mifepristone vs placebo with respect to time to treatment failure in patients with unresectable meningioma. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • treatment
  • Scientists throughout the United States - many at the country's most prestigious research institutions - have long wanted to explore mifepristone as a treatment for types of cancers. (feminist.org)
  • side
  • We know from our experience in adminstering this program that the side effects of mifepristone are minimal and that it can be taken safely for long periods of time. (feminist.org)