The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Mifepristone (RU 486)
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Mifepristone (RU 486; Mifeprex - Danco), an antiprogestin, has been approved by the FDA for termination of intrauterine pregnancies of 49 days or less. It is generally used with misoprostol (Cytotec - Searle), an E1 prostaglandin analog marketed in the USA only for prevention of gastric ulcers. ... more
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