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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 controlled double-blinded trial of 20 women comparing misoprostol alone to mifepristone plus misoprostol for second trimester (14-21 weeks' LMP) medical abortion.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
University of Puerto Rico, University District Hospital Medical Science Campus
Not yet recruiting
Gynuity Health Projects
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:04-0400
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...
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Mifepristone and Misoprostol Compared With Misoprostol Alone for Second Trimester Abortion - a Double Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial
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A synthetic analog of natural prostaglandin E1. It produces a dose-related inhibition of gastric acid and pepsin secretion, and enhances mucosal resistance to injury. It is an effective anti-ulcer agent and also has oxytocic properties.
Abortion induced to save the life or health of a pregnant woman. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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A mammalian fetus expelled by INDUCED ABORTION or SPONTANEOUS ABORTION.
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