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Brand name: MS-2 Step

MS-2 Step is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) mifepristone, misoprostol. On this page you will find out more about MS-2 Step, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: mifepristone

Active ingredient in this medicine: misoprostol

Information for medicine and pack size:
MS-2 Step (4 x Gymiso tablets, 1 x Mifepristone (Linepharma) tablet), 1 pack

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

MS-2 Step is indicated in females of childbearing age for the medical termination of a developing intrauterine pregnancy, up to 63 days of gestation.,It is recommended that the duration of pregnancy (i.e., up to 63 days gestation) be confirmed by ultrasound. In the event that an ultrasound is not possible, extra caution should be exercised.,Ultrasound is also useful to exclude ectopic pregnancy.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Medicine schedule
One (1) Mifepristone Linepharma tablet and four (4) GyMiso tablets per MS-2 Step pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
Part 1
Part 1
Visual appearance White to off-white, 11 mm diameter round biconvex tablet, with "MF" debossed on one side
Dosage Form Tablet
Route of administration Oral
Part 2
Part 2
Visual appearance White, flat round tablet with ML debossed on one side and 200 on the other side.
Dosage Form Tablet
Route of administration Buccal

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Multiple containers
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light,Store in Original Container
Life time 18 Months
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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