Mifepristone (RU-486, MTP Kit) is the most effective drug for inducing abortions.
Doctors prescribe mifepristone at about the same time that you would take a typical pain reliever.
It takes about three days for your body to expel an unwanted pregnancy after taking mifepristone.
How far along you are in your pregnancy Your age, weight and health history?
How much time passes between when you take the first dose of mifepristone and when your doctor confirms that there’s no fetal heartbeat (the last date that can be determined using medical technology).
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A few women have reported side effects from taking mifepristone, including vomiting and headaches.
A few women have reported side effects from taking mifepristone, including vomiting and headaches. If you experience any of these symptoms while taking the medication:
Nausea or diarrhea (which is common) You may want to hold off on taking your second dose until it's time for your procedure.
If you don't want to wait until after surgery until you can take the pill, speak with a doctor about how much Mifeprex will affect your body and whether there are any other options available at this time that might work better for you.
The FDA has approved two new strategies for safe abortion procedures--both of which use mifepristone as one part of the process.
Women can buy abortion pills online without ever seeing a doctor or going to the clinic themselves.
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