What is Abortion pill?

Abortion pill method of abortion is called as a medical way of pregnancy termination. Abortion pills are accessible with different brand names such as RU486, Mifeprex, Mifegyne, Korlym of Mifepristone generic, Cytotec of Misoprostol generic and MTP kit having both the generics in one.

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How do Abortion pill works?

Mifepristone works by inhibiting the action of progesterone hormone, which is required for a pregnancy to sustain. This results in the shedding of the uterine lining and the detachment of growing embryo following with the elimination of contents. Misoprostol is a prostaglandin analog that makes your uterus contract strongly and widens the cervix to end the gestation and eliminate the abortion contents out from the body.


How should you take Abortion pill?

  • Mifepristone brands contain 3pills of it and each pill is of 200mg strength, so you need to take 3pills in a single administration with an oral route using water on an empty stomach. The medical examination should be done after two days for the verification of complete abortion of early pregnancy of up to 7weeks or 49days duration.
  • Misoprostol brand Cytotec is composed of 12pills in total as each pill of 200mcg strength and you have to take 4pills as a single dose either orally or vaginally at every 3-hour interval. Then, you should visit for a medical checkup after two days for the verification of complete abortion of 7weeks or 49days duration of early pregnancy.
  • MTP Kit comprises 1pill of Mifepristone that you have to ingest first orally and then 4pills from the pack of Misoprostol as a single dose after two days either orally or vaginally. After two weeks interval, visit the physician for a medical checkup to confirm completion of abortion. This is used to end early gestation of up to 9weeks or 63days of the period.

What are the adverse effects of Abortion pill?

  • Nausea, dizziness, tiredness
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, headache
  • Back pain, strong abdominal cramps
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding

When should you not take Abortion pill?

  • You should not use abortion pill while using IUD (Intrauterine device). Remove the device before using abortion pills.
  • Women with ectopic pregnancy, girls of less than 18years of age, and nursing mothers should not use abortion pills.
  • Do not use these pills during any medical condition and oversensitivity to any ingredient in these pills.

What are the precautions while using Abortion pill?

  • Take proper rest, maintain healthy nutritious diet and avoid laborious tasks in order to recover fast.
  • Avoid sexual intimacy until bleeding is stopped after abortion to prevent infections or the risk of pregnancy soon again.

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