Do women always bleed after using the abortion pills?

The intended effects of the abortion pills are to cause bleeding and cramping [1], thus ending an undesired pregnancy. If you do not bleed after using the abortion pills, it is likely that they did not work and you are still pregnant.

[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.