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Oct 9 ru-486 - at risk

October 06, 2000

RU-486: Who should avoid taking it?



According to FDA guidelines, women exhibiting the following characteristics should avoid taking Mifeprex:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> They have been diagnosed with a tubal pregnancy.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> A contraceptive is in place within the uterus.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> They have chronic failure of adrenal glands.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> A history of allergies to mifepristone, misoprostol or other prostaglandins.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Bleeding disorders, or current blood-thinning therapy.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Current long-term therapy with corticosteroids, including cortisone and corticosterone.

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