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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredDepending on the situation, a doctor may decide to use mifepristone to end a pregnancy that has progressed more than 49 days. Mifepristone has been used as an emergency pregnancy-prevention tool after a patient has had unprotected sex. Mifepristone has also been used to treat fibroid tumors, endometriosis, and to help induce labor when delivering a baby. Studies have also been conducted exploring mifepristone's use in treating Cushing's syndrome. Your doctor can provide more information on the latest progress of using mifepristone in these kinds of situations.