An abortion pill has now been approved by Health Canada.
A spokesperson with the agency confirms that the new drug will be made available and approved by a doctor’s prescription.
It will be sold under the brand name Mifegymiso, which is the combination of two drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol.
The drug has been used in France where it originated back in 1988. It has also been available in the United Kingdom for about the same period of time and was approved for use in the since 2000.
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