What is the brief introduction about Abortion pills?
Abortion pill consists of mainly two generics Mifepristone and Misoprostol. It is the best medical method of abortion consumed by females for the aborting the early stage pregnancy. Abortion pills are known under the different brand named as Mifegyne, RU486, Cytotec, Korlym, Mifeprex, and MTP KIT.
What is the mechanism of action of Abortion pill?
Mifepristone belongs to the anti-progesterone class of the drug, which supplies oxygen and nutrients to the fetus for its growth. Misoprostol is a prostaglandin analog that helps in contracting the uterus. The pregnancy gets terminated when fetus moves outside including heavy blood loss.
What is the dosing information of Abortion pill?
The dose when you are using Mifepristone (Mifegyne, RU-486, Korlym, and Mifeprex): A women should take 3 tablets of Mifepristone 200 mcg with good water and follow it by health checkup after 2 days interval. If abortion does not occur, then consume two tablets of Misoprostol by vaginal route and follow it with health checkup after14 days.
The dose when you are using Misoprostol (Cytotec): A women should consume 12 tablets of Misoprostol 200 mcg as 4 tablets at the gap of every 5 hours, with good water, followed by checkup on the day third after consumption of this drug.
The dose when you are using MTP kit: Take a single tablet of Mifepristone and follow by 4 tablets of Misoprostol vaginally after 2 days interval, and visit nearby doctor after14 days for confirming your pregnancy.
What are the side effects of Abortion pills?
There are some unwanted side effects such as spotting, heavy blood cramps, irregular bleeding, nausea, vomiting, and breast tenderness.
What are the precautions you must take with Abortion pills?
- Avoid activities such as swimming, driving, and heavy exercise for some days after you do an abortion.
- If you are hypersensitive with the use of generic Misoprostol and Mifepristone, avoid its usage.
- Avoid intake of alcohol and grapefruit juices before you take an Abortion pills.
- Consume healthy diet before and after an abortion.