Mifepristone and misoprostol are both used as abortion pills in early pregnancy. Both these pills are used for termination of pregnancy from last decades. Most of the Women use and trust these pills for safe abortion. Mifepristone and misoprostol either alone or in combination used for completion of abortion. Both of these medicaments are FDA approved.
Mechanism of abortion by these abortion pills:
Main action of Mifepristone is executed by inhibiting progesterone. Progesterone is a female pregnancy hormone which maintains endometrium lining, doing this it provides supporting conditions for further development of pregnancy. Mifepristone blocks actions of progesterone; uterus lining begin to shed. All this leads to softening of cervix.
Misoprostol takes this process forward by inducing contractions in the womb. This way womb exudates pregnancy tissues out from it.
Mode of administration:
Both of these pills are effective when pregnancy is less than 63 days. One pill of Mifepristone (200mg) is taken orally with sufficient amount of water. With in 48 hour of taking mifepristone (200mcg) ingest 4 pills of misoprostol intravaginally. Menstrual bleeding and cramps will start within few hours. Patient then advised to visit the doctor to ensure about complete abortion by ultrasound technique.
Warning and precautions:
A woman should have an ultrasound before taking mifepristone or misoprostol.
An ultrasound shows whether the pregnancy is in the womb and the length (number of weeks) of a woman's pregnancy.
Abortion pills should not be used when there is a possibility of an ectopic (or extra-uterine) pregnancy.
Abortion pills should not be used if the woman has an intra uterine device (IUD).
Abortion pills should only be used when transportation within a few hours to a hospital is possible.
Abortion pills should never be used if the woman has allergy to Misoprostol or mifepristone.
Patient may feel diarrhoea followed by nausea, abdominal cramps, headache, heavy bleeding and sleep disturbances, drowsiness, weakness while taking abortion pills.
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