In the US, Mifepristone (mifepristone systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: progesterone receptor modulators, uterotonic agents and is used to treat Abortion and Cushing's Syndrome.

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Therapeutic Categories


Abortive agent

Chemical Name

Estra-4,9-dien-3-one, 11-[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-17-hydroxy-17-(1-propynyl)-, (11β,17β)-

Foreign Names

  • Mifepristonum (Latin)
  • Mifepriston (German)
  • Mifépristone (French)
  • Mifepristona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mifepristone (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Mifépristone (OS: DCF)
  • RU 38486 (IS: RousselUclaf)
  • RU 486 (IS: RousselUclaf)

Brand Names

  • A-Kare (Mifepristone and Misoprostol)
    DKT India, India
  • Apano
    Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Taiwan
  • Bi Yun
    Renfu Pharmaceutical, China
  • Gynepriston
    MIR Pharm, Russian Federation
  • Gynestril
    MIR Pharm, Russian Federation
  • Han Zhu Ting
    Xianju, China
  • Hou ding Nuo
    Xianju, China
  • Korlym
    Corcept Therapeutics, United States
  • Mefipil
    Abbott, India
  • MF-Kare
    DKT India, India
  • Mi Fu
    Shenzhen Zifu Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Mifegest
    Zydus, India
  • Mifegyn
    Izvarino Pharma, Russian Federation
  • Mifegyne
    Cosan, Switzerland; Exelgyn, Austria; Exelgyn, Denmark; Exelgyn, Spain; Exelgyn, Israel; Exelgyn, Luxembourg; Exelgyn, Norway; Exelgyn, Romania; Exelgyn France, Greece; Istar, New Zealand; Laboratoires Macors, Estonia; Nordic Drugs, Finland; Nordic Drugs, Sweden; Nordic Pharma, Germany; Nordic Pharma, United Kingdom; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Salus, Slovenia
  • Mifégyne
    Exelgyn, Tunisia; Nordic Pharma, France
  • Mifeprex
    Danco, United States
  • Mifeprin
    Sun, India
  • Mifepristone Linepharma
    Campus Pharma, Sweden; Linepharma, Norway
  • Mifepristone
    MIR Pharm, Russian Federation
  • Mifestad
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Mifolian
    New Hualian, China; Shanghai Raas, Georgia
  • Miropriston
    Obninsk, Georgia
  • Mtpill
    Cipla, India
  • Nopreg Pill
    Cipla, Vietnam
  • Nuo Lv Ting
    Zizhu, China
  • Pencrofton
    Biochemie, Georgia
  • Undo
    FDC, India
  • Unwanted
    Mankind, India
  • Xiyin
    New Hualian, China
  • Zi Yun (Mifepristone and Anordrin)
    Renfu Pharmaceutical, China

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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