Abortion Pill near Ninilchik & Clam Gulch, AK

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Abortion Pill

As you consider your options, you may be thinking about the Abortion Pill in Ninilchik & Clam Gulch, also known as a Medical Abortion or Chemical Abortion. (See abortion procedures.)

Usage – The Abortion Pill process must begin in early pregnancy. It is vital that you learn how far along you are in the pregnancy before beginning this protocol.1 Our Free Ultrasound Evaluation will help you find out exactly how far along you are.

Procedure

The FDA approved regimen 2 for Mifiprex (RU-486) is:

  1. The first medication, Mifeprex, blocks progesterone. Progesterone is a hormone that is necessary for the pregnancy to survive. Without progesterone, the growing embryo dies.
  2. The second medication, Mifipristone, which usually taken 24-48 hours after the first medication, causes cramping, and bleeding expelling the embryo and uterine contents.2
  3. A physical exam is recommended about 7-14 days later to ensure the abortion is complete and that there are no immediate complications.

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Risks & Side Effects

  • The procedure is unsuccessful <3.2% of the time prior to 57 days, 6.5 % from 57-63 days and 7.2% from 63-70 days gestation.
  • Major adverse events requiring going to the emergency room occur for about 3.7% (about 1 in 25) of the patients between 47-63 days and 4.6% (about 1 in 20) of the patients between 64-70 days gestation.Cramping, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heavy bleeding, infection and in rare cases, death.
  • Not advised for women who have anemia, bleeding disorders, liver or kidney disease, seizure disorder, acute inflammatory bowel disease, use an intrauterine device (IUD), or are unable to return for the follow-up visit.
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Resources

  • 1LMP – Last Menstrual Period

    2 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2016). “Mifeprex Medication Guide.” U.S. Department of Health. Retrieved from http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/DrugSafety/UCM088643.pdf

    3 Mifeprex Label (2016), Table 4.

    4 Winikoff B, Dzuba IG, Chong E, Goldberg AB, Lichtenberg ES, Ball C, et al. edtabs (2012). “Extending outpatient medical abortion services through 70 days of gestational age.” Obstet Gynecol, 120(5): 1070-6.

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Ninilchik is on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula on the coast of Cook Inlet, 38 miles (61 km) by air southwest of Kenai, and 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Anchorage. Road access is by the Sterling Highway.   Clam Gulch is located on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula on the shores of Cook Inlet. It is bordered to the north by Cohoe and to the south by Ninilchik

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