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Regimens of misoprostol with mifepristone for early medical abortion

Published
June 30th, 2006
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Winikoff, Beverly, Shannon, Caitlin, Sheldon, Wendy R., Shannon, C., Wiebe, E., Jacot, F., Guilbert, E., Dunn, S., Sheldon, W.R., Winikoff, B.

This article reports on a study conducted in Canada comparing the efficacy, adverse effects and acceptability of the three most common misoprostol regimens used with mifepristone for medical abortion with gestations less than 56 days' LMP. The results demonstrated that there is a range of safe and effective options for early medical abortion with mifepristone including a choice between oral and vaginal administration of misoprostol.

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