Amid bitter opposition from antiabortion groups, federal authorities announced that the abortion pill ru-486 has been approved for sale in the united states the pill should be available in there within four to six weeks, according to planned parenthood the food and drug administration (fda) approved. Mifeprex is used, together with another medication called misoprostol, to end an early pregnancy the fda first approved mifeprex in 2000 in 2016, the agency approved a supplemental application for mifeprex based on data and information submitted by the drug manufacturer after reviewing the.
Here's what you need to know about the ru-486 abortion pill, which has been approved for use in canada by prescription after a lengthy regulatory review canadian physicians for life raised concerns about the drug's side-effects, pointing to reports of fatal sepsis, or infection, in the us no drug is.
Food and drug administration approves marketing of abortion-inducing pill mifepristone, or ru-486, first alternative to surgical abortion approved in united a woman will be given written instructions on the pill's use and its side effects, which can include bleeding and cramping, headaches, vomiting or.
American women will have cheaper and easier access to abortion by medication after a decision by the food and drug administration on wednesday to long declined to provide sales data for the pill but said it has been used by more than 275 million women in the united states since it was approved in.