What is Mifeprex and how does it perform?
Mifeprex is a brand version of Mifepristone. It is also acknowledged as Generic RU486. It is a synthetic steroid and is mostly instructed for termination of early phase pregnancy under 70 days of gestation. This medicine is primarily taken with Misoprostol. A combination of both the medicine altogether shows 98% effective results in the termination of intrauterine pregnancy.
What is the Dosage pattern of medicine?
The dosage pattern of Mifeprex is 200 mg followed by the second medicine which is Misoprostol 800mcg (4 tablets of 200 mcg for each).
Administration of the medicine should be given in the following procedure:
On Day 1: 200 mg of Mifeprex Mifepristone orally as a particular dosage under the guidance of a general practitioner. After consuming the Generic RU486 you have to take a gap of 1-2 days.
On Day 1-2: You have to take 800 mcg of Misoprostol i.e. 2 pills of 200-mcg on to each side of your jawbone pocket or 4 pills altogether under your tongue. Let the pill get dissolve spontaneously for about 30 -40 minutes. You should not eat or drink anything in these 30-40 minutes.
Another way of taking the Misoprostol pill is by initiating the 4 pills in the vaginal area in-depth. After completion of the Misoprostol dosage, you will soon experience vaginal bleeding. If you do not notice any kind of bleeding then repeat the Misoprostol dosage. Again after the repetition if you do not notice any kind of bleeding then visit the nearest health care center.
After completion of 1 week to 15 days, you have to get a follow-up appointment with your health care proficient to verify whether the medical cessation has been achieved.
Some important points that should be taken care of are: if your bleeding is less than normal then it signifies a failure of medical abortion.
If in case your pregnancy is not terminated completely then surgery is advised after a medical abortion.
Who should not take Mifeprex?
Do not make use of the abortion pill if you are not certain about terminating the pregnancy or if you are not suspected as pregnant.
Secondly, you should not take Mifeprex and Misoprostol if you have an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients present in it or if you have:
- Pregnancy of more than 70 days from the last menstrual cycle.
- have implanted any kind of Intrauterine device. (You should remove it out before taking Mifeprex).
- have an ectopic pregnancy (which means outside the uterus)
- Have any kind of bleeding disorders for example hemophilia.
- Have porphyria (a genetic illness that causes skin disorders or affects the nervous system).
- If you use blood thinners like (Coumadin, Jantoven, and Warfarin).
- If you consume any kind of steroid medicine for a longer duration.
- Or if you are sensitive to prostaglandins. Etc.
There can be many other reasons where the usage of this medicine may be contraindicated so to make sure that this abortion medicine is secure for you inform your clinician about all your past and present medical history or if you have any other internal problems.
What are the Mifeprex after-effects?
Get emergency medical aid if you see symptoms of any side effects such as difficulty in breathing, high fever longing for more than 4 hours, pelvic pain, stomach pain, fast heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, ill or tired feeling, tenderness, swelling of lips, face or anywhere around the body, hives, weakness, no bleeding after taking Misoprostol, etc. Some common effects consist of heavy bleeding for more than 5 days, fever, dizziness, diarrhea, spotting for more than 15 days, body pain, etc.
This is not a complete record of side effects some other kind of symptoms can take place so it is necessary to consult your health care specialist in case of side effects causing after the consumption of the medication.