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Methotrexate compared to misoprostol alone for early medical abortion

Published
May 1st, 2007
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Winikoff, Beverly, Aldrich, Tess, 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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