• Combination therapy shortens time to delivery after induction due to late pregnancy loss

    2 days ago - By Healio

    Administering mifepristone before misoprostol, compared with misoprostol alone, shortened induction-to-delivery intervals among women who medically managed the loss of their fetus during the third trimester, a systematic review showed.
    “Mifepristone is an anti‐progesterone that has consistently been shown to significantly increase the efficacy and safety of prostaglandins such as misoprostol in the management of first trimester loss and abortion care,” Kaitlyn Mayer, MD, an attending physician at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, told Healio Primary Care. “Few
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