Several delegates complained that the complex "protocol" (the prescribed procedure for the safe administration of the drugs) associated with RU 486 might inhibit the drug's introduction into developing countries.
The RU 486 molecule blocks the activity of the natural hormone progesterone which, in pregnancy, is one of the hormones responsible for maintaining the protective and nourishing environment for the developing baby.
Certain presenters said they did not always utilize ultrasound when they used RU 486 and questioned whether ultrasound was even necessary.
Petitioners also are concerned that RU 486 could be approved in the United States ("U.
Because of the gravity of the potential risks of RU 486, it is imperative that all safety concerns in the potential populations affected by RU 486 be adequately addressed by NDA-generated data.
Adequate directions for use of RU 486 cannot be provided in approved product labeling, unless direct safety/effectiveness issues are sufficiently resolved and defined by reliable scientific research.
A 486 needs a minimum of 4, but 8 Mb are recommended for a computer to run Windows at a reasonable speed.
The Pentium probably then will be deeply discounted, as the 486 is today.
The team also found that women who received RU 486 suffered from fewer side effects such as nausea and vomiting than did recruits on the standard regimen.
The researchers also discovered that women and teens who received RU 486 were more likely to report having a delayed menstrual period.
The editorial notes that RU 486 is currently approved for use in France, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and China.
1 or higher, 33-megahertz 486
processor, 8 megabytes of RAM, SVGA monitor, CD-ROM, or Macintosh system 7.