Mtp

MTP refers to medical termination of pregnancy. It is a non surgical method of ending unwanted/unplanned pregnancy. It is done using an abortion kit which consists of two drugs Misoprostol and Mifepristone that are to be taken in a specific sequence.

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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 »

Can MTP result in changes in the menstrual cycle?

Query: Hello Doctor...I have pcos from last 2 years. I got an MTP done five months back in 14 weeks due to some complications. I got menses after abortion which were very heavy. I got intimated after with condoms. I took upts (preganews), which were clear negative. I got bleeding which lasted for 4 days an...  Read Full »


Dr. Ridhi Narang

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi I understand your concern and let me help you with this Let me clear your doubts step by step 1. After MTP, irregular periods can happen due to changes in hormone levels. Usually you don’t get your first periods on time and there can be change in your periods schedule or in between spottin...  Read Full »

When can I expect my period after MTP?

Query: Hello doctor, MTP in 4 weeks, LMP a few months back, checked now, it was negative. What is my problem? When can I expect my period?  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. MTP pills are hormone based so they can change hormonal balance in body leading to irregular menstruation. Also carry out pregnancy test. I would suggest you to wait for 1 week more and if menstruation does not occur till then,then consult a gynecologist and have yourse...  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 bleeding with clots normal after using MTP kit?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old and had a pregnancy for five weeks. Four months back, I had used MTP kit. The problem is, even now I am having bleeding. Is this normal? How to sort this problem if it is not normal? Looking forward for your valuable feedback. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your situation. This much of bleeding is considered unusual. Either the process of abortion has been incomplete, because of which the uterus is still trying to expel out the products of conception. Or you have some blood problem. Are you still passing clo...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take MTP kit at home without doctor 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 »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

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 »

Why is there heavy bleeding and weakness after MTP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old married female and have twins. Last month, I was again pregnant with twins and for some reasons, opted for MTP. It was done in a hospital. Of late, there has been heavy bleeding and resulting weakness. At the time of the medical procedure, I was prescribed capsule Zevi...  Read Full »


Dr. Veena Madhankumar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reason for heavy bleeding could be due to some retained products of conception. Get an ultrasound examination which will tell about the status of the uterine cavity. Cause for the tiredness may be anemia due to bleeding and so, please check your hemoglobin level. ...  Read Full »

Pregnancy tests are positive even after taking 2 MTPs vaginally. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I missed my period 18 days back. As the pregnancy test was positive had one tablet from MTP kit 15 days back. The same day night 2 tablets were given vaginally. On the next day, 2 tablets were given orally. Still I have not got my periods.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have already taken all the tablets, but unfortunately you have taken it wrongly. The second dose of 2 tablets of Misoprostol were to be taken after 36 hours and not before. The remaining two should have taken after 6 hours of the previous 2. Now you must wait for t...  Read Full »

After using MTP kit, how long will the bleeding continue?

Query: Hi doctor, My LMP test came positive and so I used MTP kit. Over last six days, I am using lever. I was bleeding for around six days and now again with a gap of five days I am bleeding with blood lumps. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your medical history and understand your concern. Have you got an ultrasound of pelvic done to check for any retained products of conception? Is there any foul smelling discharge or fever associated with it? Revert back with the answers for the above q...  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 »


Dr. Aman Deep Raj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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 »

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