Mifepristone

Mifepristone is a medicine used to lower high blood glucose due to type 2 diabetes or glucose intolerance in Cushing's syndrome patients. It is used in combination with Misoprostol for medical abortion.

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Is Fibroease safe to control bleeding in a cardiac patient?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has large uterine fibroids, because of which she is experiencing excessive bleeding. She is 50 years old. She has a cardiac problem with an ejection fraction of 20 %. Apart from this, she also has a history of high pressure (for more than 15 years), diabetes (detected recently),...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). Fibroease (Mifepristone) will help a lot in reducing the size of the uterine fibroid and to control the bleeding. But in the beginning, she might encou...  Read Full »

I used an abortion kit last night and have not experienced any bleeding yet. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I used an abortion kit, and I have had cramps and loose motions since last night, but there has been no bleeding till now. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. According to the symptoms you are describing, you will most likely start bleeding and the abortion process in a day. Sometimes the response is delayed. But yes, I would like to know how you took the kit,...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the miscarriage not to happen even after taking an abortion kit?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife's pregnancy test came positive. So, she had taken a Clear kit on the 20th. But, the period did not come. What to do? Can she take another Clear kit?  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Wait for two more days. If there is still no bleeding, consult a gynecologist. For further queries consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

What adverse effects are associated with Mifepristone tablets?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to ask you about taking Mifepristone 10 mg. Our condom broke while having sex one day ago, and I am not sure whether there was precum. I am thinking of taking the medicine tomorrow. What are the side effects and what to expect? I am 15 years old, and my period was eight days ago.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Mifepristone is an abortion pill, not a contraceptive pill. So you can only take the pill if you are pregnant. You can take the following medication: Tab Levonorgestrel 1.5mg (I-pill) can be taken within 72 hours of sex. A second tablet ...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of Mifepristone?

Query: Hi doctor, Is taking contraceptive pill - Mifepristone after sex safe?  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you asking about contraceptive pill? But, Mifepristone is not a contraceptive pill to be used after sex. It is used for abortion when the age of the fetus is less than 7 weeks. Also, it is used with an additional drug termed Misoprostol. I presume that you are talking...  Read Full »

Can Mifepristone prevent pregnancy when taken four days after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I was three months pregnant and recently had a medical abortion. I had unprotected intercourse four days before the abortion. I was given 200 mcg of Mifepristone and two days later Misoprostol which expelled the pregnancy. (the intercourse occurred six days before the Misoprostol). I...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There seems to be confusion about the dose of Mifepristone which you know about. Usually, three 200 mg tablets (600 mg total) orally administered Mifepristone as a single one time dose and two days later Misoprostol is given. Your idea about 200 mcg Mifepristone is th...  Read Full »

I took Mifepristone before 72 hours of unprotected sex. Is there still chance for me to get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex before three days. Today it is almost 72 hours completed. I have taken Mifepristone 200 mg. Are there chances of pregnancy still?  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a less likely chance to get pregnant. As you had taken your contraceptive within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.  Read Full »

Please tell me the uses of Misoprostol.

Query: Hi doctor, Please explain me the uses of Misoprostol.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Misoprostol is a wonder drug, which is used randomly in various obstetrical conditions. It is used for abortion when the gestation is only few months, that is less than 7 weeks, along with another drug called Mifepristone. Mifepristone 200 mg is advised to take orally...  Read Full »

How to use MTP kit?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to use Gestapro MTP kit to terminate my pregnancy. Please share the method to have it.  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, get a pregnancy test done. Then an ultrasound of early pregnancy to see the baby shadow is in the uterus and not outside. The pregnancy should be less than seven weeks. You have to go to a gynecologist for a prescription and take it ...  Read Full »

Is medical abortion advisable after C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife missed her periods and we doubt she is pregnant. Our first kid is just 1 year old now and it was a Cesarean. We are not in a position to have a second child now. Her LMP was 22nd of last month. I read that Mifepristone can induce abortion. Is it a safe drug? Do we have to consult ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, please confirm the pregnancy with a serum beta-hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as urine pregnancy test is not reliable till eight days post missed periods. If the hCG levels are more than 5 ng/dL then she is pregnant. In that case as she has been a p...  Read Full »

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