Mifepristone

Do not take abortion pills without ectopic pregnancy screening

In this photo illustration, a person looks at an abortion pill (RU-486) ​​for Mifepristone unwanted pregnancy displayed on a smartphone on May 8, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia. | OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Emergency room physicians were advised to be wary of patients who took abortion pills without first being screened for ectopic pregnancy, a […]

What changes the FDA’s rule allowing the abortion pill mifepristone to be dispensed by pharmacies means in practice | Kiowa County Press

The rule change has little to no effect in states where abortion is banned or restricted. LaylaBird/E+ via Getty Images Grace Shih, university of washington In early January 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration changed its rules on mifepristone, a drug used for drug-induced abortion, allowing it to be offered by prescription from certified […]

FDA Denies Petitions to Use Abortion Pill Mifepristone

Photo courtesy of CVS Health The Food and Drug Administration has denied two petitions to use the abortion pill mifepristone. On Jan. 3, the FDA denied Students for Life of America’s application in a Dec. 13 petition asking the FDA to reverse its recent changes to abortion pill use. The group wanted mifepristone: only be […]

CVS and Walgreens to sell mifepristone in pharmacies

Mifepristone (Mifeprex), one of two drugs used in a medical abortion, is displayed at the Women’s Reproductive Clinic, which provides legal medical abortion services, in Santa Teresa, New Mexico on June 15, 2022. Robyn Beck | AFP | fake images Walgreens Y cvs will sell the abortion pill mifepristone after the Food and Drug Administration […]

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