Early Abortion Pill Approved by FDA
But anti-abortion advocates dread the potential impact of the approval. "The FDA's approval of RU-486 could result in more abortions and, therefore, more dead babies and injured women," Teresa Wagner, a legal analyst at the Family Research Council, said. "It's not only unprecedented for the FDA to approve a drug that has no therapeutic effects, but it's unethical."
The FDA has posted information about Mifeprex at www.fda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/mifepristone/default.htm.