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Unwanted 200 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Mifepristone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is used to bring about an abortion in women who have been pregnant for about seven weeks or 50 days. It is used in combination with misoprostol. Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is also known as RU-486. Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is a synthetic steroid which functions by interfering with the hormone that helps pregnancy to continue.

On using Unwanted 200 MG Tablet you may experience some side effects. These reactions include vaginal bleeding, constant feelings of fatigue, chest pain, cough, fever, body sores, difficulty in urination, difficulty in breathing, sweating, diarrhea, anxiety, vomiting, nausea, lightheadedness, increased abdominal pain, paleness, tremors, insomnia, weakness, acidity and indigestion.

Before taking Unwanted 200 MG Tablet you should have a discussion with your doctor and tell him if you have any of the conditions mentioned below:

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within Unwanted 200 MG Tablet or any other medicine.
  • You are pregnant outside your uterus region.
  • You are taking any anticoagulants.
  • You are taking any prescriptive or non-prescriptive drugs, herbal medications, dietary supplements.
  • You are going to undergo anesthesia anytime soon.
  • You are older than 35 years.
  • You smoke 10 or more cigarettes.
  • You have asthma, liver, kidney or lung diseases.

The dosage for Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is prescribed by your doctor depending on your age, weight, overall health and current condition. The usual dose in case of abortion is about 200 mg orally once. From day two or three, the dosage is about 800 mcg every 24 or 48 hours. While taking Unwanted 200 MG Tablet you are meant to put the tablets in each cheek pouch and keep it there for around half an hour. Should any remnants remain, swallow it with water. After 7 days, you are required to visit your doctor to check if you are still pregnant and also to monitor the quantity and frequency of the bleeding.

Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is used for terminating pregnancies which are less than 10 weeks old. It is also used for labor induction in case of fetal death or before surgical procedures are performed to terminate a pregnancy.
Cushing's syndrome
Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is used for managing elevated blood sugar levels in patients having Cushing's syndrome coupled with type 2 diabetes mellitus or glucose intolerance.type diabetes
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to it or any other medicine that are classified under the category of prostaglandin analogue.
This medicine is not recommended for termination of pregnancy in women who are suspected to have the fertilized egg to be present outside the uterus (Ectopic pregnancy).
Current use of intra-uterine device
This medicine is not recommended for use in women who have an intra-uterine device in place.
Chronic adrenal failure
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a long term adrenal gland malfunction.
Corticosteroids
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who are using Corticosteroids for serious conditions like immune system disorder.
Unexplained vaginal bleeding
This medicine is not recommended for use in women who have an active or historic case of severe and unexplained vaginal bleeding. The bleeding may be intermittent and after the menopause indicative of uterine cancer.
Other bleeding disorders
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a bleeding disorder and are receiving anticoagulants for the same.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having this inherited disorder of the disease of the blood affecting the nervous system and skin (Porphyria).
In addition to its intended effect, Unwanted 200 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Heavy vaginal bleeding Major Less Common
Infections Major Rare
Unusual tiredness and weakness Major Less Common
Abdominal pain and cramps Moderate Common
Uterine cramping Moderate Common
Nausea and Vomiting Moderate Common
Headache Moderate Common
Dizziness Moderate Common
Diarrhea Minor Common
Pain in the arms and legs Minor Less Common
Decreased appetite Minor Rare
Sleeplessness Minor Rare
Difficult or painful urination Major Rare
Loss of strength Minor Less Common
Difficult and painful breathing Moderate Rare
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?
This medicine is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream upon oral administration and reaches the peak levels within 1-2 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
The use of this medicine is acceptable for medical termination of intrauterine pregnancy which is 63-70 days old. However, use of this medicine for control of elevated blood sugar levels along with elevated cortisol level is not recommended for pregnant women. It should be noted that a failed attempt to terminate pregnancy might result in severe complications.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
The use of this medicine should be avoided by women who are breastfeeding. However, if it becomes necessary to use this medicine then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor regarding the potential benefits and risks involved before taking this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Unwanted 200 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember if the intended use is to control elevated blood sugar levels. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped. For medical termination of pregnancy, it is a single dose therapy and hence missing a dose is not possible.
Overdose instructions
Contact your doctor and seek immediate help if an overdose with mifepristone is suspected.
India
United States
Japan
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 Disease
Disease
Information not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Grapefruit juice Moderate
Avoid the consumption of large quantities of grapefruit juice while taking mifepristone as it can alter the levels of this medicine in the blood.
Interaction with Medicine
Dexamethasone Major
Use of dexamethasone with mifepristone is not recommended. If it is absolutely necessary to use these medicines together then suitable dose adjustments and clinical safety monitoring are recommended. Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor so that the best course of treatment could be determined.
Erythromycin Major
Report the use of erythromycin to the doctor before receiving Unwanted 200 MG Tablet. The risk of adverse effect on heart and electrolyte levels in the body are significantly high when these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Hydrocortisone Major
Using hydrocortisone with mifepristone is generally not recommended. Report the use of this medicine before receiving mifepristone. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Ketoconazole Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. In order to decrease the risk of adverse effects, you may a require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Simvastatin Major
Report the use of simvastatin to the doctor before receiving mifepristone. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high when these medicines are used together. Your doctor may ask you to temporarily stop the use of Simvastatin till the course of Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is completed.
Pimozide Major
Report the use of pimozide to the doctor before receiving Unwanted 200 MG Tablet. The risk of adverse effect on heart and electrolyte levels in the body are significantly high when these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Warfarin Major
Report the use of warfarin or any other medicine used for bleeding disorders to the doctor before receiving mifepristone. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high in women. Appropriate precautionary measures and clinical monitoring of symptoms are recommended in such cases.
Ergotamine Major
Report the use of ergotamine to the doctor before receiving mifepristone. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high when these medicines are used together. Your doctor may ask you to temporarily stop the use of ergotamine or prescribe an alternate medicine till the course of Unwanted 200 MG Tablet is completed.
What are you using Unwanted 200 MG Tablet for?
Termination Of Pregnancy
Other
How much was the improvement?
Excellent
Poor
Average
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within a day
Within 2 hours
Within 6 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Not taking on daily level
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
With or without food
Empty stomach
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Dizziness
Infections

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About Unwanted 200 MG Tablet
When is Unwanted 200 MG Tablet prescribed?
What are the contraindications of Unwanted 200 MG Tablet?
What are the side effects of Unwanted 200 MG Tablet?
Key highlights of Unwanted 200 MG Tablet
What are the substitutes for Unwanted 200 MG Tablet?
What are the dosage instructions?
Where is the Unwanted 200 MG Tablet approved?
What are the interactions for Unwanted 200 MG Tablet?