Can I swallow the abortion pills?

The only effective way to use Mifepristone is by swallowing it. However, swallowing Misoprostol (oral route of administration) is not effective. It is unlikely misoprostol will cause an abortion if you swallow it. Click here to know how to use Misoprostol or here for Mifepristone and Misoprostol.

Can I use abortion pills vaginally?

The only effective way to use Mifepristone is by swallowing it. Misoprostol can be used effectively in 3 different ways: Sublingual Buccal Vaginal When used sublingualy, Misoprostol pills should be placed under your tongue for 30 minutes. During that time the pills will be absorbed. Afterwards, you can swallow with water any remains of the…

Can I use Misoprostol that comes with Diclofenac?

There are pills that contain Misoprostol and Diclofenac, one of the most common brand names of this medication is Oxaprost. If you bought this combined medication consider the following: If you use the pills sublingual or buccaly you should not swallow the remains of the pills after having them 30 minutes in your mouth. The…

Can I eat during the procedure?

You can eat and drink normally during the medical abortion. The only time it is not recommended to eat or drink is the 30 minutes while you have Misoprostol pills in your mouth. This is to avoid swallowing the pills by mistake.

Do I need to use antibiotics during the abortion?

It is not mandatory, nor necessary to use antibiotics during a medical abortion. Some people recommend to use antibiotics to prevent infections after using abortion pills, however this is not necessary in most cases. Remember the risk of getting an infection is very low (less than 1%), and most women do not have an infection…

Can I breastfeed while using abortion pills?

It is perfectly safe for you and your baby to continue breastfeeding while using abortion pills. It is up to you if you feel comfortable breastfeeding during the procedure or if you prefer to stop while having the most intense symptoms. Mifepristone and/or Misoprostol will not cause any side effects or harm in your baby…

Will people be able to notice that I am having an abortion?

It is impossible to know that you are having an abortion with pills just by looking at you. The pills will cause abundant bleeding, and possibly cramps and some temporary side effects. If necessary, some women say they are having a heavy menstrual period. We recommend you to read what to expect during an abortion…

Will medical staff be able to notice that I am having an abortion?

If you do not mention you used abortion pills and you did not use Misoprostol vaginally there is no way they can know or prove you induced an abortion with pills. Mifepristone and Misoprostol cannot be detected in your blood or your urine, so even if they run tests they cannot confirm that you used…

How many days should I rest after using abortion pills?

Resting during a medical abortion is not mandatory, although it is recommended for you to be more comfortable. If you are using Mifepristone it is likely you can continue with your normal activities the day you take it and leading up to before you use Misoprostol. Once you use Misoprostol you will experience cramping and…

What happens if I am still pregnant after using abortion pills?

If abortion pills did not terminate your pregnancy, you can try again or have a surgical abortion if this procedure is available where you live. To use abortion pills again it is recommended to wait 48 hours since the last time you used the pills. Contact us if you have questions on how to use…