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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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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Abortive agent


Chemical Name

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

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

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

Brand Names

  • Apano
    Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Taiwan
  • Bi Yun
    Renfu Pharmaceutical, China
  • Ginepriston
    Obninsk, Georgia
  • Ginestril
    Obninsk, Georgia
  • Gynepriston
    Nizhpharm, Russian Federation
  • Gynestril
    Nizhpharm, Russian Federation
  • Han Zhu Ting
    Xianju, China
  • Hou ding Nuo
    Xianju, China
  • Korlym
    Corcept Therapeutics, United States
  • Medabon (Mifepristone and Misoprostol)
    Sun, Estonia; SUN Europe, Denmark; Sun Pharma, Netherlands; Sun Pharmaceutical, Bulgaria; Sun Pharmaceutical, Sweden; Sun Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom
  • Mefaprix
    Biopharmex, Mexico
  • Mefipil
    AHPL, India
  • Mi Fu
    Shenzhen Zifu Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Mifegyne
    Exelgyn, Austria; Exelgyn, Estonia; Exelgyn, United Kingdom; Exelgyn, Israel; Exelgyn, Latvia; Exelgyn, Norway; Exelgyn, Portugal; Exelgyn, Romania; Exelgyn, Slovenia; Exelgyn France, Greece; Istar, New Zealand; Macors, Bulgaria; Medi Challenge, South Africa; Nordic, Switzerland; Nordic, Spain; Nordic Drugs, Denmark; Nordic Drugs, Finland; Nordic Drugs, Sweden; Nordic Pharma, Germany; Nordic Pharma, Italy; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Salus, Slovenia
    Exelgyn, Netherlands
  • Mifégyne
    Exelgyn, Tunisia; Nordic Pharma, France
  • Mifegyne Combikit (Mifepristone and Misoprostol)
    Exelgyn, Netherlands
  • Mifeprex
    Danco, United States
  • Mifeprin Kit (Mifepristone and Misoprostol)
    SUN, Tunisia
  • Mifepriston Linepharma
    Campus Pharma, Denmark
  • Mifepristone Linepharma
    Campus Pharma, Finland; CampusPharma, Sweden; Leon Farma, Bulgaria; Linepharma, Iceland; Linepharma, Norway; Linepharma, Slovenia
  • Mifestad
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Miffee
    Linepharma, France; Linepharma France, Netherlands
  • Mifolian
    New Hualian, China; Shanghai Raas, Georgia
  • Miropriston
    Obninsk, Georgia
  • Miropristone
    Nizhpharm, Russian Federation
  • MTP (Mifepristone and Misoprostol)
    Cipla, India
  • Mtprost (Mifepristone and Misoprostol)
    Cipla, India
  • Nuo Lv Ting
    Zizhu, China
  • Si Mi An
    Zizhu, China
  • Sunmedabon
    Sun Pharma, Norway
  • Undo
    FDC, India
  • Unwanted
    Mankind, India
  • Xiyin
    New Hualian, China
  • Zacafemyl
    Intelligence Pharmaceutical Network Consulting, Mexico
  • Zi Yun (Mifepristone and Anordrin)
    Renfu Pharmaceutical, China


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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