Can I take the abortion pills if I have been diagnosed with a STD or reproductive tract infection?

It is not recommended to use the abortion pills if you have a current sexually transmitted disease or infection [1]. It is advised to seek medical treatment for any possible infection prior to proceeding with the abortion pills.

[1] Gynuity. Providing medical abortion in low-resource settings An Introductory Guidebook. Second Edition. 2009. Retrieved from:


*Nothing provided herein should be construed as professional medical advice and no medication / pills should be used without a prescription from a licensed / registered medical practitioner eligible to prescribe such medication in your local jurisdiction.