Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 4th, 2001
Previously, dosages of mifepristone given to women have ranged from 200 to 600 milligrams. Sold under the name Mifeprex, mifepristone was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in the United States. The drug is commonly known in Europe as RU-486, or the abortion pill. It is part of a regimen prescribed by doctors in many countries that includes misoprostol, an ulcer drug.
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