Clinical applications of mifepristone

  title={Clinical applications of mifepristone},
  author={O. S. Tang and P. Ho},
  journal={Gynecological Endocrinology},
  pages={655 - 659}
  • O. S. Tang, P. Ho
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Gynecological Endocrinology
  • Mifepristone is a progesterone antagonist that has been studied for a number of clinical applications. It is a well-known abortifacient that is effective for both first- and second-trimester medical abortion when used with a prostaglandin analog. It is also an effective cervical priming agent that can be used to soften the cervix before surgical evacuation. Its clinical efficacy as an emergency contraception has been proven. Other applications including treatment for fibroids, endometriosis and… CONTINUE READING
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