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Mifecon 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mifecon Tablet

Mifecon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Uterine cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Infection following abortion
  • Uterine bleeding

How to use Mifecon Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Mifecon Tablet works

Mifecon 200 mg Tablet blocks the effects of progesterone, a natural female hormone which is needed for the pregnancy to sustain. Without this hormone, the lining of the uterus (womb) breaks down as it does during a menstrual period and stops the growth of the pregnancy.

Mifecon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Mifecon 200 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Mifecon 200 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Mifecon 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Mifecon 200 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Mifecon 200 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Mifecon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Mifecon 200 mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Mifecon 200 mg Tablet helps in medical termination of pregnancy.
  • If you vomit within 45 minutes of taking the tablet, talk to your doctor immediately. You will need to take another tablet.
  • Take it only as prescribed by the doctor. Miscarriages, if incomplete, may result in serious medical complications leading to hospitalization, surgery and possible infertility.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It does not affect fertility. Use contraception to avoid pregnancy.
  • Take it no later than 63 days after the first day of your last menstrual period.
  • Vaginal bleeding may or may not occur after taking this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if excessive bleeding occurs or if you suffer from severe abdominal pain.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Mifecon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mifecon

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Sir, i m 56 days of pregnancy. I m married and i do not want baby now. Is medical abortion is legal in india. And can i do that at home by taking tablet. Is there heavy blooding after taking it.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Yes it's legal. Consult a Gynae nearby. Don't take tab of your own
Sir/Mam I am currently going through a medical abortion , my doctor prescribed me to take mifepristone tablet at my home and told me to come after 2 days to clinic for rest of medication , but i have started bleeding after taking the mifepristone alone , should i go and take extra medication or the mifepristone will do it alone?I am having bleeding and pain after 24 hours of taking the mifepristone
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Yes u should go
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FAQs

Q. What is Mifecon and what it is used for?

Mifecon contains a medicine called Mifepristone. It helps in medical termination of the pregnancy. It works by blocking the effect of progesterone (a female sex hormone) which is required for maintenance of pregnancy. It is only used to terminate a pregnancy which should not be more than 63 days old, counting from the first day of the last menstrual period.

Q. How and in what dose should I use Mifecon?

Mifecon can be taken orally with a glass of water. It should be taken under the supervision of a doctor.

Q. What should I expect after taking Mifecon?

You may or may not experience vaginal bleeding or spotting after taking this medicine. After 48 hours of taking Mifecon, your doctor shall examine you and may prescribe you another medicine (Misoprostol) for complete termination of pregnancy. After 14 days of taking Mifecon, your gynaecologist may run some blood tests or perform ultrasonography to confirm whether the pregnancy has been terminated or not.

Q. Can Mifecon affect my future chances of getting pregnant?

No, studies have shown that this medicine does not impair the fertility of the women. Your future chances of getting pregnant are as equal as of those who have not taken this medicine.

Q. What are the common side effects of taking Mifecon?

Vaginal bleeding and abdominal cramping are the most common side effects of using Mifecon. The other common side effects include diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience a very heavy vaginal bleeding or if any of these side effects bother you please consult with your gynaecologist.

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