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MIFEPRISTONE (mi FE pri stone) is used to end an early pregnancy. It works by decreasing levels of the hormone progesterone in the body, which stops the pregnancy from progressing.
Take this medication by mouth. Take it as directed. You will take this medication along with other medications. Talk to your care team about any questions you have.
A special MedGuide will be given to you. Be sure to read this information carefully.
Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed.
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Store at 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Get rid of any unused medication after the expiration date.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
Do not take this medication with any of the following:
This medication may also interact with the following:
This does not apply. This medication is not for regular use.
For your safety, you must visit your care team as directed after taking this medication. Report any unusual effects to your care team. This medication can cause birth defects. You will need surgery if this medication fails to cause a full loss of pregnancy.
After you take this medication, some vaginal bleeding is normal. Heavy bleeding may be a sign that something is wrong. If you soak through 2 thick full-size sanitary pads each hour for 2 hours, get medical help right away.
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