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Can you get cramps when you take the first dose of mifepristone .

Can you get cramps when you take the first dose of mifepristone .

Yes: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together either simultaneously if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Do not try on your own ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 2weeks pregnant ! Last night she took the dose of Mifepristone 200mg ! Today after 24hours how many tablets of Misoprostol should she take ?

My girlfriend is 2weeks pregnant !
Last night she took the dose of Mifepristone 200mg ! Today after 24hours how many tablets of Misoprostol should she take ?

Doctors instructions: If you are undergoing a medical elective abortion it is important to follow the doctors instructions as directed. It would be inappropriate to counsel you on medication instructions different from what the prescribing doctor has directed. ...Read more

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Now even after 3 rd dose there is very little bleeding I have taken mifepristone and misoprostol please help me what should I do is there any problem?

Now even after 3 rd dose there is very little bleeding I have taken mifepristone and misoprostol please help me what should I do is there any problem?

Get help: You'll need to seek care with a doctor or other provider who has experience in the use of these medications for medical abortion. They need to check if the medication worked or not. ...Read more

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What is mifepristone?

What is mifepristone?

Mifepristone: Mifepristone is a manufactured steroid with hormonal properties used for terminating pregnancy or treating people with Cushing syndrome. ...Read more

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How does mifepristone work?

How does mifepristone work?

StopsPregnancyGrowth: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Mifepristone blocks progesterone receptors. ...Read more

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Can mifepristone be reversed?

No. Discuss with MD.: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together either simultaneously if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Do not try on your own ...Read more

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How bad is the pain associated with mifepristone?

How bad is the pain associated with mifepristone?

Cramping: It is like a "bad period" cramping as the contents are expelled from the uterus. ...Read more

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