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Introduction: Mifepristone

Description of Mifepristone

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Mifepristone: A synthetic compound with antiprogesterone properties. Mifepristone competitively binds to the progesterone receptor, leading to changes in the endometrial blood supply. This agent also exhibits antiglucocorticoid and weak antiandrogenic activity. (NCI04)
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Mifepristone: 11-((4-dimethylamino) phenyl)-17-hydroxy-17-(1-propynyl) estra-4,9- dien-3-one; progesterone and glucocorticoid antagonist with potential applications in terminating pregnancy, controlling menstruation, and treating hypercortisolism.
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Mifepristone: A progestational and glucocorticoid hormone antagonist. Its inhibition of progesterone induces bleeding during the luteal phase and in early pregnancy by releasing endogenous prostaglandins from the endometrium or decidua. As a glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, the drug has been used to treat hypercortisolism in patients with nonpituitary CUSHING SYNDROME.
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Mifepristone as a Disease

Mifepristone: Another name for Mifepristone -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Symptoms of Mifepristone (Mifepristone -- Teratogenic Agent)

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Broader terms for Mifepristone

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