abortifacient


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Synonyms for abortifacient

a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion

causing abortion

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Medicinal properties of plants are not necessarily denied in our contemporary political situation, but they are carefully cultivated to avoid certain societal scripts, so much so that a connection in thought or conversation between plants with abortifacient properties and everyday contraception rarely happens, unless it is to disdain their uses.
In addition, we examined how frequently vendors recommended other drugs that combine misoprostol with diclofenac (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug [NSAID]), which have similar abortifacient properties, but are much less expensive than misoprostol.
Although Chlamydophila abortus is a known etiologic agent of ruminant abortion, several novel species of Chlamydia-like organisms have recently emerged as putative ruminant abortifacients.
Data strongly refute the claim that the IUD is abortifacient
Against the first, some argue that the medications in question cannot possibly have an abortifacient effect because they do not stop a pregnancy.
Stanford, in a 2000 paper entitled "Postfertilization Effects of Oral Contraceptives and Their Relationship to Informed Consent," advocate for objective presentation of the potential for the abortifacient or postfertilization effects to all patients during informed-consent discussions.
The key thrust of the argument coming from anti-choice campaigners was that RU486 is unsafe for women and potentially ineffective as an abortifacient.
While books and flyers making claims I about the abortifacient properties of the Pill have been circulating at anti-abortion rallies and conservative conventions for years (I first saw anti-Pill propaganda at a Washington, D.
In addition, they mention that some women may choose not to use the method because they fear negative effects or believe that it is an abortifacient.
Considered literally, the morning-after pill can be called neither an abortifacient nor a contraceptive.
The Irish Medicines Board banned Levonelle three years ago on the grounds it was an abortifacient but the decision was later reversed.
Learn how a community reacts to Carol Miller, a private school teacher who shared with her teenaged students the stories of her abortions and instructions for a 200-year-old herbal abortifacient.
The question of whether the pill acts as an abortifacient was never really an issue.
Searle has no plans to study Cytotec as a labor inducing agent or abortifacient and therefore cannot provide guidelines for these uses, he said.