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Abortion - Drugs for its Treatment

Written & Compiled by Madhumathi Palaniappan
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Apr 07, 2016

Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Abortion

Carboprost  Carboprost is a synthetic prostaglandin analogue, prescribed for termination of pregnancy and also used for postpartum hemorrhage.

Trade Names : Prostospan (0.5ml) | Prostodin | Coboprost 125 | Deviprost | Prostospan (1ml) | Caboprost | Prostodin (1 ml) | Deviprost (250mcg)

Dinoprostone is a prostaglandin, prescribed for termination of pregnancy, evacuation of the uterine contents in the missed abortion, labor induction (rarely used), and dilatation of the cervix prior to labor.

Trade Names : PG | Primiprost | Dinoripe | Cerviprime | Dinoripe (0.5mg) | PG Tablet (0.5mg)

Mifepristone is a synthetic steroid, used alone or together with another medication, to end an early pregnancy (within 7 weeks of the start of a woman's last menstrual period). It blocks the hormone needed for pregnancy to continue. It is also indicated for high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) in adults with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome.

Trade Names : Mifty | Mifeprin | Mtpill | Mifegest | Termipil | Abo Pill | Colestone | Relized | Elmif | Mistone | More...

Misoprostol   Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin; prescribed for ulcer, labor induction, induced abortion, miscarriage, postpartum hemorrhage (blood loss during birth) and other gynecological uses.

Trade Names : A Kare | Safeguard | Safeguard SR | Misonac | Mifenac | Misonac SR | Cytonac (100mg/100mg) | Cytonac-ER (100mg/100mg/200mcg) | MTP (200mg/200mcg) | Mtprost (200mg/200mcg) | More...

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