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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: Hello. What does mifepristone do to the baby? And does it show in the ultrasound?
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No specific side effects

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Mifepristone leads to the death of the fetus by separating the fetus from the uterus.
However, if the pregnancy continues after taking mifepristone, then there is not much greater risk of congenital anomalies in the fetus.
There are no specific congenital defects in the fetus due to mifepristone which are visible in ultrasound.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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