The use of mifepristone (RU 486) for cervical preparation in first trimester pregnancy termination by vacuum aspiration. World Health Organization. Task Force on Post-ovulatory Methods for Fertility Regulation.

  • Published 1990 in British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology


Animal and clinical evidence suggests that the antiprogestin mifepristone may be of potential use for cervical preparation before surgical termination of pregnancy. A double-blind, multicentre study was undertaken of 230 primigravid women with 10-12 weeks amenorrhoea who were randomly assigned to groups given 0 (placebo), 25, 50 or 100 mg mifepristone twice… (More)


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