Abortion pill is a proficient dosage pack of two different effective medicines that belongs to two distinct categories of drug. It contains Mifepristone (anti progesterone derivative) and Misoprostol (prostaglandin analogue) and these two different helpful to conduct abortion.
What is the mechanism of action of abortion pill?
This dosage form acts by inhibiting the release and activity of progesterone, which is chiefly required during pregnancy. And also changes the viscosity of cervical mucus and uterine lining, which induces the contraction of uterus to eliminate the vaginal content.
How to take abortion pill?
In case, a woman starts its dosage regimen with Mifepristone dose, then she should take 3 tablets (each tablet contains 200 mg of Mifepristone) of this drug at a time, within first 49 days of pregnancy. This dosage form should be taken by drinking water through oral route.
But, in case, if she start her dosage regimen with Misoprostol, then she has to take 4 tablets (each tablet contains 200 mg of Misoprostol) together either orally or vaginally, in every 4 hours for three times.
What are the side effects of Abortion pill?
After consuming the dose of this dosage form, a woman can experience heavy vaginal bleeding, which may occur for 4 hours and may also last for 48 hours. If this condition persist for more periods, then it is necessary to take medical advice.
What are the contraindications of Abortion pill?
The consumption of this drug should be avoided by a woman, who has allergic problem to this any ingredient of this drug. This drug is also prohibited, if a lady conceives ectopic pregnancy.
Which drug should be avoided while taking Abortion pill?
A woman should avoid taking anti coagulant drugs, anti epileptic drugs and certain antibiotics, while taking abortion pills.
What are the safety measures of Abortion pill?
Women should remove IUD, if place, before consuming any dose of this dosage form.
Women should go for her pelvic examination, on the same day of this medication.