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    The Use of Mifepristone to Terminate a Pregnancy The medication "mifepristone" was invented in France by Dr. Etienne-Emile Baulieu in 1980. It is widely know as "RU-486" throughout North America. The letters is taken from the initials of the pharmaceutical company Roussel-Uclaf. The "486" is an arbitrary lab serial number. 1 It was first introduced in France, where it is called Mifegyne. ® It has been used, in combination with prostaglandin medication, to induce abortions in about 500,000 women

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    The Morning After Pill

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    people but do most people know what this pill does. Studies have shown that mifepristone also known as the morning after pill to be 95 percent effective at terminating early pregnancy. Also, doctors who are trained to determine the duration of the pregnancy can only distribute the morning after pill. Physicians can also use mifpristone to provide a surgical abortion in the event that the pill fails. Abortions with mifepristone can cause painful cramping, nausea and bleeding that may last for several

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    The Use of RU-486

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    Use of RU-486 For more than 10 years, European women have been able to use mifepristone, known there as RU-486, as a pharmaceutical alternative to surgical abortion during early pregnancy. Availability to women of the so-called abortion pill in the United States has been delayed, though, by the tense political climate of the abortion debate. On Thursday, the federal Food and Drug Administration approved mifepristone for sale in the United States. The pill, to be marketed under the name Mifeprex

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    Abortion By RU486

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    Dangers inherent in this method of abortion are evident in precautions used in other countries, for example France. The Food and Drug Administration based its 1996 finding that drug-induced abortion using mifepristone and misoprostol ("M/M") was "safe and effective" on results involving a subgroup of women (1,681) in French trials. M/M abortions in France are performed at government-operated hospitals and clinics, typically with or adjacent to emergency room facilities. Women are screened for numerous

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    The Morning After Pill

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    by pro-lifers, and countries like Uganda and Chile is that this pill will leave side effects in a woman's body, which could potentially terminate future pregnancies half way through. Pharmacists and chemists both agree that it is different from Mifepristone (RU-486), which has been known to terminate pregnancies. Disregarding any of the previously stated arguments against the drug, many counties in California are following the state of Washington's lead and making it so that the pill is easier to

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    The Use of Emergency Contraception

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    “ The Use of Emergency Contraception” As Aristotle once said “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” Since the beginning of time humans have been prone to accidents and making mistakes. Which makes it only human nature and common sense to try to correct the mistakes and accidents as soon as it happens. Emergency Contraceptives, such as plan B, are there to set people at ease and to diminish panic after accidents such as condoms breaking

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    Abortion: A Difficult Decision

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    RU486 provides an almost immediate and early end to an unwanted pregnancy. However, such choices come with possible long term consequences. Consequences involve physical side effects as well as emotional and mental and possible spiritual repercussions. If such findings prove true, how does one overcome such life altering obstacles? Abortion is the premature end of a pregnancy resulting from the exit of the products of conception from the uterus or the loss of a pregnancy with or without specified

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    Dr. Sakiz Right Vs. Right

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    The “Defining Moments: When Managers Must Choose Between Right and Right” written by Joseph L. Badaracco Jr. real life situation, involves the manufacturing and marketing of RU-486, the French abortion pill. The real life situation, involved various stakeholder groups in a decision of manufacturing and marketing the French abortion pill; Roussel-Uclaf a pharmaceutical company, and Dr. Sakiz were making the decision. Dr. Sakiz was a physician with a longstanding personal commitment to RU-486. He would

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    RU-486

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    Ethics 101 Stienfeld Deliberation Brief RU- 486 “Mifepristone, The French Abortion Pill, The “anti-pregnancy” pill, Mifeprex, Abortion by Pill, RU- 486, ru486, mifegyne, M&M, RU-486, Miracle Pill, The Abortion Pill, non-surgical abortion, the “easy” abortion, Makes-the-baby-go-away pill, Unpregnancy, Contragestion Chemical Abortion, RU-28486, Medical Abortion, Mf.” (RU486: The Pill, The Process, and The Problems). Call if what you want, but on September 28, 2000 the Food and Drug Administration

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    Something that is happening in the generation we live in is, teenagers are having kids younger and younger. Having emergency conception or in other words the morning-after pill, in US schools would be very helpful for the kids that want to have a choice and a better future without any distractions. But many do oppose this view and don’t think US schools should let kids of any age have the choice to get emergency conception at school or without the consent of a parent or guardian or at all. But with

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