Progesterone and progestogens

frequent as the number of inherited syndromes amenable to antenatal diagnosis at this stage increases.

Guidelines may vary in detail and the following are general regimens.

• For gestation up to a week where the fetus is deemed viable, mifepristone 600 mg by mouth followed 36-48 hours later by gemeprost 1 mg by vagina

• For mid-trimester medical abortion (13-24 weeks), mifepristone 600 mg by mouth followed 36-48 hours later by gemeprost 1 mg every

3 hours by vagina to a maximum of 5 mg.

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