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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-18T12:14:31-0400
The primary outcome of this study is to compare the effectiveness of a second complete course of 200 mg mifepristone and 800 mcg misoprostol for ongoing pregnancy following mifepristone-mi...
The primary goal of this study is to determine the clinical advantage of pre-treatment with mifepristone in second trimester misoprostol induction abortion. This will be a randomized contr...
This open-label, comparative study will compare the efficacy, safety, and acceptability of 200 mg mifepristone followed in 24-48 hours by 800mcg buccal misoprostol or 400mcg sublingual mis...
The study will examine how a simplified outpatient medical abortion procedure using mifepristone and misoprostol, with the option to take mifepristone at a place of woman's choosing, works...
The primary goal of this study is to directly compare repeat doses of sublingual and buccal routes of 400 mcg misoprostol following mifepristone for second trimester abortion in order to d...
Induced abortion is the second most common reproductive health procedure in Canada. Among all Canadian women, 31% will have at least one induced abortion in their life. Unfortunately, abortion service...
In 2013, Texas House Bill 2 (HB 2) placed restrictions on the use of medication abortion, which later were nullified with the 2016 FDA-approved mifepristone label.
To compare uterine rupture rates in women having a medical abortion receiving gemeprost alone to those receiving mifepristone plus gemeprost.
Some women who take mifepristone, a progesterone receptor antagonist, in order to terminate their pregnancies, change their minds and desire to stop the medical abortion process. There are only two ar...
The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for safe abortion recommend medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol or surgical abortion with vacuum aspiration or dilation and evacuation as ...
A progestational and glucocorticoid hormone antagonist. Its inhibition of progesterone induces bleeding during the luteal phase and in early pregnancy by releasing endogenous prostaglandins from the endometrium or decidua. As a glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, the drug has been used to treat hypercortisolism in patients with nonpituitary CUSHING SYNDROME.
The beta subunit of human CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN. Its structure is similar to the beta subunit of LUTEINIZING HORMONE, except for the additional 30 amino acids at the carboxy end with the associated carbohydrate residues. HCG-beta is used as a diagnostic marker for early detection of pregnancy, spontaneous abortion (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS); ECTOPIC PREGNANCY; HYDATIDIFORM MOLE; CHORIOCARCINOMA; or DOWN SYNDROME.
Abortion performed because of possible fetal defects.
Abortion induced to save the life or health of a pregnant woman. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Any type of abortion, induced or spontaneous, that is associated with infection of the UTERUS and its appendages. It is characterized by FEVER, uterine tenderness, and foul discharge.