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Precautions and Warnings With Mifepristone

Who Should Not Take Mifepristone?

You should not take mifepristone if you:
  • Have unexplained vaginal bleeding.
  • Have cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrial cancer).
  • Have an overgrowth of the lining of the uterus (endometrial hyperplasia).
  • Have problems with your adrenal gland (chronic adrenal failure).
  • Have a bleeding disorder.
  • Have porphyria (an inherited disorder that affects the nervous system and skin).
  • Cannot return to your healthcare provider for two additional visits after taking mifepristone to end a pregnancy.
  • Cannot easily get emergency medical treatment in the two weeks after you take mifepristone to end a pregnancy.
  • Are allergic to Mifeprex, Korlym, mifepristone, misoprostol, prostaglandins, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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