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BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 23 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:684

FDA reports that two US women died after abortion pill regimen: The FDA last week advised patients to take misoprostol—the second drug of a two drug abortifacient regimen—orally rather than vaginally after two women died after using it vaginally. Six US women have died after medical abortions, out of the 560 000 women who have used the regimen since it was approved in …

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