Korlym (Mifepristone) is used to end an early pregnancy (no further along than 7 weeks, or 49 days after the primary day of your last menstrual period). Mifeprex is now and again utilized together with another prescription called misoprostol (Cytotec).
How Mifepristone does show its effectiveness?
Korlym contains Mifepristone that is a synthetic analogue that acts as a progesterone antagonist. It results in detachment of fetus from the womb of the mother.
Who should not take Korlym (mifepristone) abortion pills?
Do not take this drug, if you are suffering from chronic adrenal failure and Hemorrhagic disorders or are allergic to Mifepristone as it can lead to adverse effects.
What are the drug interactions of Korlym (mifepristone)?
Korlym may interact with Anticonvulsants, Anti-Fungal Drugs, St. John's Wort, and Erythromycin. Do not take Korlym with these drugs as it can lead to severe interactions.
How to store Korlym?
Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. Store this medication properly in a cool and shady place.
What is the right dose for Korlym (mifepristone)?
Korlym contains Mifepristone (200mg) as its main ingredient. Take 3 tablets (600mg) of Korlym as a single dose. It is to be taken orally with a glass of water.
What happens in case you miss a dose?
The case of missed dose is not possible as it is to be taken when required.
What happens in case you over-dose?
Do not take this drug in over-dose as it can lead to unfavorable effects. In case of emergency, contact your doctor immediately.
What are the adverse effects of Korlym?
Pain and infection in the pelvic region, headache, dizziness, vaginal blood loss, nausea, stomach problems, etc
What are the precautions that should be followed?
If you are using IUD, then in that case remove it before using Korlym. It is not effective, if your pregnancy is ectopic or more than 49 days old.
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