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Active Ingredient(s): Mifepristone
FDA Approved: February 17, 2012
Pharm Company: CORCEPT THERAPEUTICS
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

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Mifepristone (or RU-486) is a synthetic steroid compound with both antiprogesterone and antiglucocorticoid properties. The compound is a 19-nor steroid with substitutions at positions C11 and C17 (17 beta-hydroxy-11 beta-[4-dimethylamino phenyl] 17 alpha-[1-propynyl]estra-4,9-dien-3-one), which antagonizes cortisol action competitively at the receptor level.[1] Mifepristone is a progesterone receptor antagonist used as an abortifacient in the first months of pregnancy, and in smaller doses as...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mifepristone

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mifepristone
  • Tablet: 200mg, 300mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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