Fibristal (Ulipristal Acetate) is used to treat moderate to severe signs and symptoms of uterine fibroids in adult women of reproductive age who are eligible for surgery. Ulipristal Acetate belongs to the class of medications called selective progesterone receptor modulators (SPRM); it works by shrinking fibroids and rapidly controlling the bleeding. This medication targets fibroids directly, where it stops it from growing and at the same time it stops the uterus from bleeding. The duration of the treatment is limited to 3 months.
The brand Fibristal is manufactured in Canada by Allergan. It is available in the strength of 5mg and 30 tablets per pack.
Common side effects include:
• Hot Flashes
Do not take this medication if you are allergic to Fibristal (Ulipristal Acetate) of any of the ingredients in this medication. Inform your doctor about all the prescription and OTC medications you use as they may interact with this medication.
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