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Cervical Rippening With Antiprogesterone in Midtrimester Abortions

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00410345
First received: December 11, 2006
Last updated: November 2, 2008
Last verified: May 2008

December 11, 2006
November 2, 2008
August 2004
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  • success of abortion induction
  • abortion induction duration
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Cervical Rippening With Antiprogesterone in Midtrimester Abortions
Cervical Rippening With Antiprogesterone in Midtrimester Abortions

Induction of midtrimester abortion includes cervical ripening and then contraction to induce uterine evacuation. There are several protocols, but most of them include using prostaglandins (PG). The disadvantages of using PG include uncomfortable side effects and limits of using it for women after cesarean section. Mifepristone is an antiprogesterone drug and been used for induction of abortion in first and second trimesters abortions. The aim of this study is to explore the effectiveness of Mifepristone for cervical ripening before high dose Oxytocin drip.

The aim of this study is to explore the effectiveness of Mifepristone for cervical ripening before high dose Oxytocin drip in midtrimester abortions. After informed consent, all the women will be randomized for Mifepristone or placebo. 48 hours later, high dose oxytocin drip will be started and we will examine the success rate to induce abortion, the duration from starting oxytocin till evacuation of uterus and side effects.

Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Abortion, Missed
Drug: Mifepristone
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Completed
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May 2008
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • midtrimester late abortion
  • midtrimester induced abortion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • placenta previa
  • infected abortion
  • rupture of membranes
  • s/p cesarean section *2 or more
Female
18 Years to 45 Years
No
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Israel
 
NCT00410345
mifepristoneoxytocin-HMO-CTIL
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Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Assaf Ben-Meir, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
May 2008

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