Clinical applications of mifepristone

@article{Tang2006ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical applications of mifepristone},
  author={Oi Shan Tang and Pak-chung Ho},
  journal={Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={655 - 659}
}
  • O. Tang, P. Ho
  • Published 1 January 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… 
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