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How does the abortion pill terminate a pregnancy?

There are two pills essential for completing a medical abortion successfully – Mifepristone and Misoprostol. These two drugs are anti-progesterone and prostaglandin analogue in nature.

The anti-progesterone agent mifepristone prohibits the hormone progesterone which helps in continuing the pregnancy. This hormone is responsible for established an endometrial wall that keeps the embryo attached. In the absence of progesterone, the embryo is detached.

With the help of Misoprostol, which is an ecbolic medicine – the uterine contacts which assists in ejecting the conception tissues out the womb.

What is the difference between Abortion Pill Pack and MTP Kit?

Both packs contain the prescribed amount of abortion pills- 1 capsule of Mifepristone (200mg) and 4 capsules of Misoprostol (800 mcg-total). The Abortion pill pack, however contains three extra medicines – Ondansetron/Zofran (for nausea/vomiting), Flexon MR (for stomach cramps), Ethamsylate (to prevent excessive bleeding).

How effective is the abortion pill?

The combination of the two abortion pills- Mifepristone and Misoprostol, i.e. anti-progesterone and prostaglandin analogue, are considered to be the highest standard for medical abortion. They are 96%-97% effective.

How much the abortion pills usually cost?

Abortion pills you get outside will generally cost you anywhere from $350 to $500 depending upon where you get them.

One MTP Kit (which has both the necessary abortion pills) will cost you only $199.

How does it feel after taking abortion pills?

After the taking the dose of misoprostol pills, you may go through stomach pain/cramps, vaginal bleeding, diarrhea and vomiting. These side effects however can easily be managed by medication.

How do I know if the abortion pills have worked?

You will have to have an ultra-sound or a pelvic exam to see if the abortion is complete. If you are using home pregnancy test, you wait at least 4 weeks to take the test as the pregnancy hormones may still be in your system.

What is the best abortion pill?

The best abortion pills with highest efficiency rate are the Mifepristone and Misoprostol combination, i.e. anti-progesterone drug and prostaglandin analogue. You can get both in one pack of MTP Kit.