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Brand name: MS-2 Step TM

Active ingredients: mifepristone, misoprostol

What it is used 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.

How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Tablet

White, flat round tablet with ml debossed on one side and 200 on the other side.

The way to take this medicine is: Buccal.

Part 2: Tablet

White to off-white, 11 mm diameter round biconvex tablet, with "MF" debossed on one side

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient misoprostol

This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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