Will Canada follow US lead on RU 486?

Sibbald, Barbara
January 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/09/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
Reports that, as of January, 2001, the abortion drug mifepristone, or RU 486, is not yet available in Canada. Statement that although Health Canada has agreed to approve the drug, a manufacturer has yet to agree to market the drug; How mifepristone, a progesterone blocker, can be used to induce abortion in women who are up to eight weeks pregnant.


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