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Quel médicament utilisé pour l’avortement ?

Quel médicament utilisé pour l'avortement ?

Quel médicament utilisé pour l’avortement ?

L’avortement médical est une procédure non chirurgicale faisant appel à des médicaments pour induire l’avortement. Le protocole d’avortement médical le plus efficace et le moins dangereux nécessite l’utilisation de deux médicaments: la mifépristone et le misoprostol.

What is Cytotec used for?

  • Cytotec is a pill used for abortion in pregnancies up to 11 weeks. It is a prostaglandin medication, which means it causes softening and dilation of the cervix and uterine contractions when used during pregnancy.

What are the side effects of Cytotec during pregnancy?

  • See BOXED WARNINGS. Cytotec may endanger pregnancy (may cause abortion) and thereby cause harm to the fetus when administered to a pregnant woman. Cytotec may produce uterine contractions, uterine bleeding, and expulsion of the products of conception.

Is Cytotec FDA approved for labor induction?

  • However, it should be noted that the FDA has NOT approved Cytotec for the use of labor induction or cervical ripening. The FDA has made it known publicly that because of the possible side effects associated with the drug, they do not allow it to be marketed as a solution to post-date pregnancy or labor complications.

What is the role of Cytotec in the treatment of uterine atony?

  • Vaginal administration of Cytotec, outside of its approved indication, has been used as a cervical ripening agent, for the induction of labor and for treatment of serious postpartum hemorrhage in the presence of uterine atony.

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