The child, deprived of necessary nutrients, starves to death.The baby detaches and is swept out of the body along with the decayed uterine lining. Those pills operate in a different way and during a different time frame than RU486.
The "486" designation is the shortened version of the original "38486" compound number the pill was first assigned in the Roussel Uclaf laboratory.
(1) RU486 is also known by its generic name, mifepristone, and by Mifegyne, the name under which RU486 is marketed in Europe.
(6) RU486 fills the chemical receptor sites normally reserved for progesterone, but does not transmit the progesterone signal.
Failing to receive that signal, a woman's body shuts down the preparation of the uterus and initiates the normal menstrual process.
(5) Progesterone stimulates the proliferation of the uterine lining which nourishes the developing child.
It also suppresses normal uterine contractions which could dislodge the child implanted and growing on the wall of the mother's womb.
that could make taking the drug deadly or dangerous for her (29)), she is given the RU486 pills, which she takes in the presence of the abortionist.
Two days later, during a second visit to the doctor's office, she is given the prostaglandin, which she takes orally or has inserted vaginally. trials, about half (49%) aborted during the four hours they spent waiting in the doctor's office following the administration of the prostaglandin.
It typically involves three (or more) visits to the doctor's office over a two week period.
In her first visit, a woman is "counseled," given a physical examination, perhaps an ultrasound, and if there are no obvious contraindications (common red flags such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heavy smoking, allergies, etc.
(2) "Mifeprex," is the name under which it is to be sold in the United States, (3) though it will also be marketed as the "Early Option" pill.