Undo 200 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Fdc Ltd
Medicine composition: Mifepristone
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: March 24, 2022

Undo 200 MG Tablet is a steroid used to terminate a pregnancy. It inhibits the secretion of progesterone that is needed to maintain the pregnancy. It should only be used if the pregnancy is within 70 days (10 weeks).

It is recommended that you do not use it if you are over 10 weeks pregnant. It can only be bought with a prescription. For a complete medical termination of the pregnancy, Mifepristone is used with Misoprostol. Mifepristone is taken as a tablet once. After 24-48 hours, Misoprostol is taken.

A women should not take Undo 200 MG Tablet if she is/has:

  • An ectopic pregnancy
  • Treated with long-term corticosteroid medicines
  • Inherited porphyria
  • Problem with the adrenal glands
  • Bleeding problems or is taking anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medication
  • An intrauterine device (IUD) in place, it must be removed before taking this medication.

The dosage for this medication will be prescribed by your doctor depending on your age, weight, health, and current condition. After 7 days, you must visit your doctor to check if you are still pregnant. Also, track the quantity and frequency of the bleeding.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Laser Gynae before using this medicine.

Mifepristone is primarily used for the treatment of condition like:

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

  • Unexplained Vaginal Bleeding

  • Chronic Adrenal Failure

  • Other Bleeding Disorders

Side effects of Mifepristone are as follows:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 7-10 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    Mifepristone starts producing the required effects within 1-2 hours of administration.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It is advised that Mifepristone is used to terminate a pregnancy that is within 63-70 days. Use of this drug to control elevated blood sugar level should not be done if you are pregnant.

  • Is it habit forming?

    It is not habit forming.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    It is recommended that you do not breastfeed your child if the administration of this drug is highly necessary.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is still unknown. Consult your doctor before proceeding

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Mifepristone may cause sleepiness. It is advised that you do not drive if you are experiencing this side-effect.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no reported impairment to the kidney functioning.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no reported impairment to the liver functioning.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Undo 200 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    For termination of pregnancy, it is a single dose therapy; it is not possible to miss a dose. If you are taking it for controlling blood sugar level and miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. But do not double dose.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    If you overdose on Mifepristone, contact your physician right away.

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This medication works by blocking the effect of progesterone by competitively binding to the specific receptors and sensitizing the inner linings of the uterus inducing bleeding and contractions. It also blocks the effect of cortisol at the specific receptors and reducing the effect caused by an excess of this hormone.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Mifepristone severely interacts with the following drugs- dexamethasone, erythromycin, hydrocortisone, ketoconazole, simvastatin, pimozide, warfarin and ergotamine.

  • Interaction with Food

    It is recommended that you avoid grapefruit juice while taking this medication. It may modify the effects of the drug.

  • Interaction with Disease

    There are no known disease interactions.

Ques: What is Undo 200 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication helps in medical termination of the pregnancy. It blocks the effect of progesterone (a female sex hormone) which is required for maintenance of pregnancy.

Ques: How and in what dose should I consume?

Ans: This medication can be taken orally with water. It should be taken under the supervision of your medical health practitioner.

Ques: What should I expect after taking Undo 200 MG Tablet?

Ans: After consuming this drug, you may or may not experience vaginal bleeding. After 48 hours of taking this drug, your medical practitioner shall examine you and may prescribe you another medicine for complete termination of pregnancy.

Ques: Can Undo 200 MG Tablet affect my future chances of getting pregnant?

Ans: No, Your future chances of conceiving are as equal as of those who have not taken this drug.

Ques: What are the common side effects of taking Undo 200 MG Tablet?

Ans: Most common side effects include vaginal bleeding and abdominal cramping. The other common side effects include diarrhea, nausea, & vomiting.
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