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Methotrexate compared to misoprostol alone for early medical abortion

Published:
May. 2007
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Medical Abortion
Authors:
Aldrich, Tess, Winikoff, Beverly Aldrich, T., Winikoff, W.

This article reports on a study comparing efficacy of four medical abortion regimens used in one clinic setting in a highly restrictive Latin American country. In this real-use setting, methotrexate appears to confer a significant advantage over misoprostol alone for early medical abortion. This finding is important for settings where mifepristone remains unavailable.

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