- OralMifepristone (RU486)Given initially to prepare the genitourinary tract
- Mechanism of Action
- Competitively inhibit the action of progesterone and glucocorticoid on their receptors. Results in endometrial degeneration, cervical dilatation, prostaglandin release, reduced progesterone release and reduced β-HCG production.
- Preparation of the genital tract for medical abortion.
- Adverse Effects