Abortion Pills

Abortion pills are a safe and convenient option to end an unwanted pregnancy at an early stage. It consists of a combination of drugs taken in a specified sequence as recommended by the doctor.

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Can you abort a child using pills?

Query: Hi doctor, I am married and have a child of two years. I am five weeks pregnant now and I want to abort. Is it possible with pills? Or should I go for surgical abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern here completely. As you mentioned that you already have a child of two years, I would suggest you to actually continue the pregnancy if you have a future plan of having more than one kids. This is the best time and as it has happened naturally...  Read Full »

Why is there continuous bleeding after taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife took abortion pills before three weeks, but still, her periods did not stop. She is getting some fiber along with the blood and we think that this is not normal. Can you please suggest?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Her symptoms are suggestive of incomplete abortion. First, you should go for pelvic ultrasonography to see the cause. Then you should consult a gynecologist and get your examination done. If any retained products of conception are there then it can be evacuated by surgi...  Read Full »

How to use MTP kit?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to use Gestapro MTP kit to terminate my pregnancy. Please share the method to have it.  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, get a pregnancy test done. Then an ultrasound of early pregnancy to see the baby shadow is in the uterus and not outside. The pregnancy should be less than seven weeks. You have to go to a gynecologist for a prescription and take it ...  Read Full »

Will one dose of Mifepristone help in abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a five-week pregnant woman who wanted to do an abortion with tablet Mifepristone. Will one dose of Mifepristone tablet help for my abortion? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No one dose of Mifepristone will not lead to complete abortion. It will lead to incomplete abortion. To have full and safe abortion medically, get an ultrasound early pregnancy done to see for the presence of cardiac activity (doses differ with presence and absence o...  Read Full »

I am getting clots after using abortion kit, but no periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Today I got clot after using abortion kit, but no periods. Before going to the doctor, I got two days period in that also I got clots. I am unable to understand my situation. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Kyal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following the intake of proper dosage of abortion kit, complete abortion occurs in more than 95 % of cases. Bleeding following consumption of abortion kit is variable, sometimes heavy with passages of clots, tissues sometimes it may be like menstrual bleeding. The bl...  Read Full »

I had heavy bleeding after taking abortion kit. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. I had an unplanned pregnancy. I and my partner decided to have an abortion. I was not sure whether I am pregnant or not because I did not take a pregnancy test. Without taking the pregnancy test, I took an abortion kit, which is similar to Mifegest kit, on the third we...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should have confirmed intrauterine pregnancy and then after doctor's advise, abortion kit can be used. Anyway, now you can get checked your blood beta hCG level to confirm whether you were pregnant or not. It can be still elevated slightly if you were pregnant. ...  Read Full »

What is Mifegest used for?

Query: Hello doctor, I took a pill of 200 mcg yesterday night and two pills of 200 mcg of Mifegest kit today morning and I am having lower back pain and abdominal cramps. So, when will bleeding start? And is it risky that I cannot handle it by myself at home?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? The first pill dislodges the embryo from the uterine lining and you may have some vomiting tendency, but no bleeding. Then the second pills make the uterus to contract and open the cervical canal and the dislodged embryo falls out. The ideal way of...  Read Full »

I had an abortion and I did not have my drugs as doctor suggested. Will I be having infertility or infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion a week ago, and the doctor suggested me to take two pills at a time, but I have taken one tablet at each time. Will I be having any problem in future like infertility or infection? Will my uterus get cleaned due to this?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The question is not entirely clear. Have you already aborted or yet to bleed, and what is the name of the pill? Any pill used for abortions are safe and have to be taken in full and advised doses to get the best results. They never affect the uterus adversely. They a...  Read Full »

What can done if bleeding and stomach pain continues after taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is two months pregnant. As she got pain and a little bleeding, we consulted a doctor. The doctor told that one is unhealthy, so she advised for abortion. We took one tablet and the next day she gave four pills. Two she inserted inside the vagina and two to take orally. After ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stomach pain is a usual side effect of abortion pills. For that, your wife can take simple pain killers such as the tablet Buscopan or Spasfon. Secondly, bleeding happens just like periods or maybe heavier and may last for 8 to 10 days sometimes. If you feel that sh...  Read Full »

Will Mifepristone and Misoprostol be effective if taken after 49 days of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee is 59 days pregnant. So we consulted a doctor for an abortion and she prescribed Mifepristone and Misoprostol for the abortion. But the doctor had told this method should be used before 49 days. So if these tablets are taken on the 59th day, how much effective it would be?  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Medical termination is legal until 20 weeks of pregnancy in some countries. But safety profile says, until seven weeks these pills do not cause heavy bleeding and pain, so can be prescribed by a single doctor. For more than seven weeks, often bleeding and pain is more leadi...  Read Full »

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