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What You Need to Know About Mifeprex

When and How to Take It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with this drug include the following:
 
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is taken by mouth as a single dose.
 
  • Mifeprex should only be taken in a healthcare setting, such as a clinic, medical office, or hospital.
 
  • You will need to visit your healthcare provider at least three times to receive Mifeprex, including a visit about two weeks after you take the medicine. Your healthcare provider will need to make sure your pregnancy has ended.
 
  • If Mifeprex does not end your pregnancy, you will be given another medicine (misoprostol) two days after taking Mifeprex.
 
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
 

Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dose of Mifeprex. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Mifeprex Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects of Mifeprex

Just like any medicine, Mifeprex can cause side effects. In fact, most women who take this drug will experience some type of side effect. However, in most cases the side effects require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
 
  • Abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Cramping
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting.
 
(Click Mifeprex Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 
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