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I took abortion pills mifepristone 1 tablet and 4 mistoprotol tablets.Very very low bleeding.My question is am i still pregnant?

I took abortion pills mifepristone 1 tablet and 4 mistoprotol tablets.Very very low bleeding.My question is am i still pregnant?

Uncertain: Typically if a woman does a regimen for medical abortion such as you did, they have bleeding like a period. It's possible that you're uterus is empty, but also possible that there's still tissue there. Best would be to make an appointment with your doctor. He/she may decide to perform an ultrasound to detect any possible retained tissue. ...Read more

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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Can I take the mifepristone pill if I'm 8 weeks pregnant to stop my pregnancy? Are there any other abortion pills that I could use before my 9 week pregnancy?

Can I take the mifepristone pill if I'm 8 weeks pregnant to stop my pregnancy? Are there any other abortion pills that I could use before my 9 week pregnancy?

Not reliaby: Mifepristone, AKA RU486, is an antiprogesterone that can be use to abort a pregnancy, treat fibroids, or treat a mengioma ( a type of benign brain tumor) but should be used before 49 days (7 weeks) of pregnancy and is best used under the care of a doctor and with other drugs. After 7 weeks, the safest and most effective ways of abortion are surgical. There are no other pills that are safe. ...Read more

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Had incomplete abortion and took mifepristone and misoprost before 24hrs but there is no any pain and only rare spotting. What is the reason? Iam 27y

Had incomplete abortion and took mifepristone and misoprost before 24hrs but there is no any pain and only rare spotting. What is the reason? Iam 27y

See details: It can take several days to work in some women. Some women require an additional dose. I would repeat the ultrasound after 2 days. If there is still tissue, you will need a second dose or can choose a D&C. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell you had a medical abortion after 4 to 5 days by doing blood test? how long does mifepristone and misoprostone stays in your blood?

Maybe: Are you asking if a doctor can tell whether the medical abortion was successful? Yes. Would want to see ultrasound evidence that pregnancy is gone. Also can and should follow pregnancy tests to make sure the HCG level goes to zero. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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My friend age is 21.She got pregnant for 4 weeks.We planned to use unwanted kit for abortion.It is mifepristone and misoprostal.Is it safe to use that

My friend age is 21.She got pregnant for 4 weeks.We planned to use unwanted kit for abortion.It is mifepristone and misoprostal.Is it safe to use that

Probably is safe: Not knowing the doses of each medication, or the detail of the patient instructions that come with the medication, I am hesitant to give a "yes" or "no" answer. It is always a good idea to get advice from a gynecologist about something this important. ...Read more

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Abortion using misoprostol and mifepristone. Burning sensation in abdomen occurs.

Abortion using misoprostol and mifepristone.  Burning sensation in abdomen occurs.

What is question?: Probably you are having cramping, which is very common after misoprostol. Where is burning? Does it go anywhere? Does it come and go? Any bleeding? How much? Any fevers? Nausea vomiting? ...Read more

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Can one still use mifeprex as abortion pill in 10 weeks pregnancy? And what are the chances that it will work n what r the harms caused?

Can one still use mifeprex as abortion pill in 10 weeks pregnancy? And what are the chances that it will work n what r the harms caused?

No.: If you have accurate dating and you are indeed 10 weeks, then you are too far along for medical abortion (up to 9wks or 63 days). Please consult your doctor or clinic. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How does mifeprex work for abortions?

How does mifeprex work for abortions?

Mifeprex action: Mifepristone is a synthetic steroid. It binds to Progesterone receptors (uterus) blocking the effects of progesterone. Progesterone is needed for continuation of pregnancy. When used for the termination of pregnancy, this leads to contraction-inducing activity in the uterine muscle, greater sensitivity to prostaglandins(other medication) and damage to vessels supporting the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am choosing a medical abortion. About 11 hours after taking mifeprex, i had horrible diarrhea and stomach cramps. Is this normal?

I am choosing a medical abortion. About  11 hours after taking mifeprex, i had horrible diarrhea and stomach cramps. Is this normal?

Common.: You describe common symptoms of medical abortion. Please stay in touch with your gynecologist to assure optimal outcome. Go to the emergency room for any temperature over 100 f! ...Read more

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Can my girlfriend get pregnant from unprotected sex 7 days after taking mifepristone? Should she take it again? How long is a pill useful for?

Can my girlfriend get pregnant from unprotected sex 7 days after taking mifepristone? Should she take it again? How long is a pill useful for?

Mefipristone: If your girlfriend is already terminating a pregnancy with mefipristone, no you cannot get her pregnant again. Please be responsible and use condoms if you sre not ready to bring a child into your life. She can also ho on the pill for contraception. Play it safe please. ...Read more