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Sublingual misoprostol after mifepristone

Published
February 27th, 2009
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Bracken, Hillary, Winikoff, Beverly, Raghavan, Sheila, Raghavan, S. Comendant, R., Digol, I., Ungureanu, S., Friptu, V., Bracken, H., Winikoff, B.

This study compares a dose of 400mcg misoprostol taken sublingually or orally 24 hours after mifepristone administration for medical abortion in pregnancies through 63 days' gestation. The study was conducted with local colleagues in Chisinau, Moldova. The sublingual route was found to be superior to the oral route (98.7% vs. 94%).

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