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Mifepristone

Mifepristone Information

Mifepristone Benefits & Uses

Mifepristone is used to treat the following -

  1. Cushing's Syndrome
  2. एबॉर्शन Primary

Mifepristone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Mifepristone

Mifepristone

Mifepristone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Mifepristone is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Uterine Cramps
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Infection Following Abortion
  5. Uterine Bleeding
  6. Pelvic Pain
  7. Fever Mild
  8. Anaphylactic reaction
  9. Angioedema Severe
  10. Peripheral Edema
  11. Hypertension
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  14. Anemia Moderate

Mifepristone Related Warnings

Is the use of Mifepristone safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant womens are facing so much difficulty, after taking Mifepristone. So strictly do not take without doctor advice.

Severe

Is the use of Mifepristone safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Mifepristone. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you have consulted your doctor. Do as your doctor suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Mifepristone on the Kidneys?

Mifepristone has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Mifepristone on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Mifepristone. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Mifepristone on the Heart?

Mifepristone has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Mifepristone with Other Drugs

Mifepristone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Mifepristone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mifepristone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bleeding
  2. Anemia
  3. Ectopic Pregnancy
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Porphyria
  6. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Mifepristone

Is this Mifepristone habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Mifepristone is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Mifepristone you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Mifepristone.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Mifepristone is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Mifepristone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Mifepristone

There is no information on the effects of food and Mifepristone because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Mifepristone

Information about the interaction of Mifepristone and alcohol is not available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 858-859
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 319-320
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Mifeprex® (mifepristone)