Medical Termination Of Pregnancy

Medical termination of pregnancy or medical abortion is the use of medicines to end a pregnancy that is in its early stages or to complete an early miscarriage. The medications used are Misoprostol, Mifepristone, and Methotrexate.

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Can you use MTP pills if you have had a cesarean section?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had a C-section delivery twice in two consecutive years, definitely with no complications. Now she is pregnant again after five years. Can we take MTP pills as we do not want a baby now? She is 30 days pregnant. Please help us with this issue.  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details mentioned by you and would help you out for sure. See, as your wife already had cesarean sections twice in two consecutive years, the risk to the scarred uterus with medications or surgical evacuation does exist. But as the pregnancy i...  Read Full »

Is Arava safe during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been suffering from arthritis for the last 6 years. We visited many doctors, but she did not get proper relief. Recently, my wife started taking Arava 20 mg and many others. We were told to avoid pregnancy while taking this medicine. But, my wife is 2 months pregnant now an...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Arava (Leflunomide) is a teratogenic drug and should not be used in pregnancy. Also, one should not plan to conceive for at least after two years of stopping the drug. In cases like you, one option is to abort and the second is to take the risk of...  Read Full »

How soon will I get pregnant after MTP?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOS for the last two years. I got an MTP done in 14 weeks due to some complications. I got heavy menses two months after abortion which were very heavy. I got intimated soon after my periods for four days, but with condoms. I took UPT (preganews) the next month and was negativ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepika Joshi Khare

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stop worrying so much. According, to the information provided by you. You had your first period on 7th May and second on 13 June and third on 30th July. You were sexually active on 16 May and not after that. You did your last UPT on 23rd July. According to this inf...  Read Full »

How to know if abortion was successful or not?

Query: Hi doctor, I found out that I was four weeks pregnant last Tuesday. I took Misoprostol sublingually three times on three hours interval. Later that evening, I had serious cramps and diarrhea. I bled a little and passed out blood clots twice. Then the next day, I noticed I was passing out blood tiss...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Medical abortion is available once a pregnancy is detected via ultrasound (usually around five weeks) up to nine weeks (63 days) gestation. The abortion is achieved using a combination of two medications which work together to terminate a pregnancy. If you feel it i...  Read Full »

What to do if you get chickenpox during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. My weight is 48 kg. I am 3 months 2 weeks pregnant. Now, I got chickenpox. I am very anxious about the adverse affect for my baby. I have visited a gynecologist and she suggested me to get abortion. Please clarify me the right step.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Really this is a confusing state, but this does not mean you have to abort the fetus right now. When mother get infected with chickenpox, fetus carries a risk. But the risk is only 2% and in those cases the fetus might develop rarely some form of abnormality. Thus...  Read Full »

Until when can medical abortion be done?

Query: Hi doctor, I have missed my periods, but there are no symptoms of pregnancy. If get pregnant, within how many days of pregnancy can I opt medical abortion? What are the tests to be done before medical abortion? Please suggest.    Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Medical termination can be carried out safely and effectively, up to 9 weeks. After nine weeks, you would need to go for a surgical evacuation. This would require you to get an ultrasound scan to see from the gestational age of the baby and a hemoglobin of this patie...  Read Full »

When shall we engage in sex after abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 25 years old. She was pregnant for 3 months. Last week, we lost the kid due to some troubles got aborted. D and C was not done but the fetus got out normally after medical treatment. My question is within what time we can engage in sex again? What all care should be given t...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Very sorry to hear about the loss. You can start trying for a baby after one month as the uterus and hormones take that much time to come back to the proper state. But if it is only sex then two weeks is fine. There is no special care or medicines required for her. Ju...  Read Full »

Does I-pill affect periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I got my periods exactly one month back. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend seven days back. I had one I-pill after two days at lunch time. My periods are regular. Will the tablet consumption affect my periods? Is there any possibility for pregnancy? Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope your periods are regular of around 28 to 30 days. In that case nothing to worry as you had sex very much after ovulation period. And no need of I-pill also. You should not be taking I-pill frequently. It is an emergency contraceptive pill. For further doub...  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 »

Is medical abortion advisable after C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife missed her periods and we doubt she is pregnant. Our first kid is just 1 year old now and it was a Cesarean. We are not in a position to have a second child now. Her LMP was 22nd of last month. I read that Mifepristone can induce abortion. Is it a safe drug? Do we have to consult ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, please confirm the pregnancy with a serum beta-hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as urine pregnancy test is not reliable till eight days post missed periods. If the hCG levels are more than 5 ng/dL then she is pregnant. In that case as she has been a p...  Read Full »

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