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Can 2nd dose of Mifegest be taken orally?

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Posted on Fri, 29 Jul 2016
Question: Can 2nd dose of mifegest be taken orally instead ov vagiNal route?
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Answered by Dr. Zenab Tambawala (34 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
mefipristone is always taken orally

Detailed Answer:
Hi there,
Welcome to HCM,

Mifepristone is given orally. It's misoprostol which can be taken either orally or vaginally.

Hope this helps.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Zenab Tambawala (7 hours later)
Thanks. Is anything of less effect when misoprostol taken orally instead og vaginally?My wife has taken mfepristine on 07th july 9am. On 9th july 6am she has taken only one pill of misoprostol oroally. She is feeling minor cramp and minor bleeding. How to take rest three pills on what duration? Please advise. Urgent.
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Answered by Dr. Zenab Tambawala (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:
every 4 hour

Detailed Answer:
Hi there,

She should take one pill orally every 4 hourly maximum of 4 doses.

If XXXXXXX bleeding does not occur in 24 hours see a gynaecologist immediately. As in that case a surgical abortion may be required.

Hope this helps.
Regards.



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Can 2nd dose of Mifegest be taken orally?

Brief Answer: mefipristone is always taken orally Detailed Answer: Hi there, Welcome to HCM, Mifepristone is given orally. It's misoprostol which can be taken either orally or vaginally. Hope this helps. Regards.