Misoprostol is a drug commonly used along with Mifepristone to terminate a pregnancy (cause abortion). The other uses of this drug include starting labor, treating gastric ulcer, and stopping excessive bleeding post pregnancy.
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Could taking Misoprostol during pregnancy affect my baby?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 12 weeks pregnant now. In the third week of my pregnancy, I took two pills of Misoprostol. Yesterday, I went to an ultrasound and my doctor told me my baby is very healthy. Is there a high risk for my baby to be born with Moebius syndrome or other illnesses? Please inform me, shoul... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You already used Misoprostol which is a hormonal pill used to induce abortion and act locally but luckily, it did not work and you got a healthy alive, active baby inside the uterus growing. Have strict monitoring and take care of any symptoms you have like pain, bl... Read Full »
Please tell me the uses of Misoprostol.
Query: Hi doctor, Please explain me the uses of Misoprostol. Read Full »
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Misoprostol is a wonder drug, which is used randomly in various obstetrical conditions. It is used for abortion when the gestation is only few months, that is less than 7 weeks, along with another drug called Mifepristone. Mifepristone 200 mg is advised to take orally... Read Full »
I am in the sixth week of an unexpected pregnancy and ate ten pills of Misoprostol. Can the pregnancy still be on?
Query: Hello doctor, I am in the sixth week of an unexpected pregnancy. I have eaten ten pills of Misoprostol. Is there any chance the pregnancy is still on? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Taking ten pills of Misoprostol can be associated with significant risk to the pregnancy. However, it is important to note that Misoprostol may not always be effective in ending a pregnancy. The success rate can vary depending on factors such as the gestational age of ... Read Full »
How to confirm abortion after I take the abortion kit?
Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse on the 11th. My menses date was on 26th of the same month, but I missed my menses. I had a pregnancy test after eight days and it was positive. I took the first set of abortion pills on the same day at 6:30 PM. At 10:30 PM, I started to have bleeding and the ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, you have not mentioned the name of the pills or the pack that you have taken for medical abortion. From the set of pills, I understand that you have taken two pills at 6.30 PM and then a second set of Misoprostol pills at 10 AM after 16 hours. This is a wron... Read Full »
Can I take an MTP kit at home without a doctor's guidance?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old married woman. I have missed my period. When I tested using a Prega News kit, the result was positive. I do not like to have a baby now and I want to terminate my pregnancy with the help of MTP kit. Please advise me how and when to take medicine for termination. Do I ne... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, your decision of not reporting to the doctor itself is very wrong and trying to abort at home is further wrong as MTP can lead to a lot of bleeding complications which you cannot manage at home after taking the medicine as a dosed protocol. The MTP kit (medi... Read Full »
I used an abortion kit last night and have not experienced any bleeding yet. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I used an abortion kit, and I have had cramps and loose motions since last night, but there has been no bleeding till now. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. According to the symptoms you are describing, you will most likely start bleeding and the abortion process in a day. Sometimes the response is delayed. But yes, I would like to know how you took the kit,... Read Full »
I am bleeding after D and C treatment since two months. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am bleeding after D and C treatment since two months. Sonography of the endometrium showed thickness of 9 mm with few cystic areas within it. Is the treatment right, or should I have a second opinion? The doctor said it was normal and suggested medicines. I am currently taking Misopr... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ultrasound suggests incomplete abortion, although this is rare after dilation and curettage. For this, a tablet of Misoprostol is usually given, so treatment is fine. My only concern is to rule out abnormal conception, known as a molar pregnancy. So would suggest you... Read Full »
I have not started menses two months after abortion. Please advice.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old female. I took Breeky for abortion two months back which completed successfully. Now, I have not yet started menses. Please advice. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Normally, the periods take around two to three months to resume after taking tablet Breeky (Misoprostol). I see you have a high BMI (body mass index). That may be one reason for irregular periods. Also, hypothyroidism needs to be ruled out. Just check your TSH (thyro... Read Full »
Which method of abortion is better for 5 weeks of pregnancy?
Query: Hello doctor,I am pregnant. The ultrasound shows five weeks ± two weeks of pregnancy. My symptoms are fatigue, emotional, indigestion, and anger. I am on Pantocid for five days. I want to abort my pregnancy. Please tell me which method is better - surgical or medicine? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your ultrasound scan shows five weeks of intrauterine pregnancy, then you can go for a medical abortion by taking tablet Mifepristone 200 mg orally stat and after 48 hours of taking this medication, you can take tablet Misoprostol 400 micrograms orally and repeat ... Read Full »
I had a blood clot after taking Cytotec. Was the abortion successful?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female with a weight of 55 kg. I had an abortion of one month with Cytotec and what I experienced was a blood clot with no bleeding. The second day, there was a blood clot. Until now, there is no bleeding. I have pain in my belly. Was the abortion successful? Thank y... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With Cytotec (Misoprostol) alone the success rate of abortion is around 75% to 85%. How much of the dose have you taken? The bleeding will last for four to five days. If you feel you have not bled properly and if you are having more bleeding than usual then get a gyn... Read Full »