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Mifepristone and Misoprostol Compared With Misoprostol Alone for Second-trimester Abortion

Published:
Sep. 2011
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Medical Abortion
Authors:
Blum, Jennifer, Raghavan, Sheila, Shochet, Tara, Winikoff, Beverly Ngoc, N.T.N., Shochet, T., Raghavan, S., Blum, J., Nga, N.T.B., Minh, N.T.H., Phan, V.Q., Winikoff, B.

This study evaluated the clinical benefit of pretreatment with mifepristone followed by misoprostol compared with misoprostol alone for second-trimester abortion. The results confirmed that the combined regimen is more efficacious and faster than misoprostol alone.

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