Abortion pill is an oral medication containing generic Mifepristone and Misoprostol as a crucial component. It is used for terminating unwanted pregnancy.
How does abortion pill functions?
Mifepristone: It is anti- progesterone so it functions by inhibiting the progesterone hormone, which leads to the alteration in the lining of the uterus leading to the inhibition of the growth of the uterine lining. This results in detachment of the uterus causing death of the fetus.
Misoprostol: This hormone leads to contraction of uterus leading to the expulsion of the blood clots along with dead fetus.
What are the contraindications of abortion pill?
You should avoid consumption of this medicine, if you are allergic to generic Mifepristone and Misoprostol.
This medicine should not be consumed in case of pregnancy of more than 63 days of gestation period.
Avoid intake of this drug in case of ectopic pregnancy.
What are the drug interactions of abortion pill?
Anti epileptic drugs: Carbamazepine, Phenytoin
Antibiotic: erythromycin, Clarithromycin
Anti fungal drugs; Ketoconazole, Itraconazole
What are the storage conditions of Abortion pill?
This pill should be stored at a room temperature of 250C. It should be kept in cool and dry place way from heat, light and moisture.
What is the prescribed dose of abortion pill?
Firstly a female should administer 3 tablets of generic Mifepristone (200mg each) in a single dose. Visit a nearby doctor for confirmation of abortion.
If the abortion has not taken place, then you should consume 4 pills of Misoprostol (200mcg each) either orally or vaginally along with water. After a gap of 3 to 4 hours you should again administer 4 pills of Misoprostol (200mcg each). Again after the time span of 3-4 hour you have to consume 4 pills of Misoprostol (200mcg each).
On the 14th day visit a doctor for the confirmation of pregnancy.
What are the side effects of Abortion pill?
Heavy vaginal bleeding, pain in the lower pelvic region, stomach pain, headache, weakness and fainting.
What are the safety tips to be followed while using Abortion pill?
You should take proper rest and consume a healthy and balanced diet for faster recovery.
If you are wearing intra- uterine device, then you should not consume this medicine.
You should avoid lifting of heavy objects after abortion.