Table 2.

Comparison of Medical Abortion Regimens.

ARM ProtocolFDA Product Labeling
Gestational age limit63 days49 days
Mifepristone dose200 mg orally600 mg orally
Misoprostol dosing800 μg vaginally400 μg orally
Home self-administrationOffice administration
24–72 h later (day 1–3)48 h later (day 2)
Office follow-up visitday 4–8day 10–15
Minimum office visits23
Cost$90 for mifepristone$270 for mifepristone
2 office visits3 office visits
$4 for misoprostol$2 for misoprostol
  • ARM — Abortion Rights Mobilization trials, FDA — Food and Drug Administration.